Definitions for landmassˈlændˌmæs

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  1. a part of the continental crust above sea level having a distinct identity, as a continent.

    Category: Geology

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  1. landmass, land mass(noun)

    a large continuous extent of land


  1. landmass(Noun)

    A large continuous area of land, either surrounded by sea or contiguous with another landmass.


  1. Landmass

    A landmass is a contiguous area of land surrounded by ocean. Although it may be most often written as one word to distinguish it from the usage "land mass"—the measure of land area—it is also used as two words. Landmasses include: ⁕Supercontinents ⁕Continents ⁕Islands There are currently four major continuous landmasses of the Earth - Afro-eurasia, Americas, Australia and Antarctica.

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