how to pronounce continental

kɑːntənɛntəl

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“… anywhere in the continental US besides …”

meanings of continental

adjective:

  1. Alternative form of continental, continental European.
  2. Of the mainland, as opposed to an island offshore.
  3. Relating to, or characteristic of, continental Europe.
  4. Of or relating to a continent or continents.
  5. Pertaining to the colonies of British North America covered by the Continental Congress.
  6. Of or relating to the confederated colonies collectively, in the time of the Revolutionary War.
  7. Synonym of European (including insular Europe, such as Britain, Ireland).

noun:

  1. The smallest amount; a whit; a jot.
  2. Someone from the continent.
  3. Synonym of European (a denizen of Europe).
  4. A denizen of continental Europe.
  5. A member of the Continental army.
  6. Paper scrip (paper money) issued by the continental congress, largely worthless by the end of the war.
  7. A denizen of the colonies of British North America covered by the Continental Congress.

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