Definitions for Continental
ˌkɒn tnˈɛn tlcon·ti·nen·tal
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of or pertaining to or typical of Europe
"a Continental breakfast"
of or relating to or concerning the American colonies during and immediately after the American Revolutionary War
"the Continental Army"; "the Continental Congress"
of or relating to or characteristic of a continent
"the continental divide"; "continental drift"
being or concerning or limited to a continent especially the continents of North America or Europe
"the continental United States"; "continental Europe"; "continental waters"
Someone from "the continent".
(US History) A member of the Continental army.
(US History) Paper scrip (paper money) issued by the continental congress, largely worthless by the end of the war (hence the expression "not worth a continental")
Of or relating to a continent or continents.
In the main part of a country or region, as opposed to on one of its islands.
Characteristic of the style of continental Europe, as opposed to British.
Continental generally refers to anything related to a continent or continents. This term can be used to describe various aspects such as geography, climate, cuisine, drift, or shelf, among others. The meaning usually depends on the context and subject in which it is being used.
of or pertaining to a continent
of or pertaining to the main land of Europe, in distinction from the adjacent islands, especially England; as, a continental tour; a continental coalition
of or pertaining to the confederated colonies collectively, in the time of the Revolutionary War; as, Continental money
a soldier in the Continental army, or a piece of the Continental currency. See Continental, a., 3
Continental is an album by the British band Saint Etienne which had original release only in Japan. It is a compilation that includes previously released material such as the UK hit "He's on the Phone" as well as curios like their cover of the Paul Gardiner/Gary Numan song "Stormtrooper in Drag". Many of the tracks were recorded during the 'wilderness' years of 1996/97 when the band members worked on their separate projects. The remix versions on this album had all appeared on Casino Classics. As part of the 2009 Saint Etienne back catalogue reissue program, the album has had a UK release for the first time. It also has a Heavenly catalogue number - HVNLP70. The deluxe edition includes four previously unreleased tracks.
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A term adopted by the Americans in the Revolutionary war in contradistinction to British.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Continental' in Adjectives Frequency: #685
The numerical value of Continental in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Continental in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
From this mapping emerged the picture of Greater Adria, and several smaller continental blocks too, which now form parts of Romania, North Turkey or Armenia, for example, the deformed remnants of the top few kilometers of Greater Adria can still be seen in the mountain ranges. The rest of the piece of continental plate, which was about 100 km thick, plunged under Southern Europe into the earth's mantle, where we can still trace it with seismic waves up to a depth of 1,500 kilometers.
In the short to medium-term this is a completely unrealistic option, and statements coming out of the likes of England are Germany are simply shots across the bows of FIFA, longer term, it is a possibility... but it's a big call for the dissenting nations as it would create a multitude of political and organizational problems for domestic and continental associations.
We live out in the ocean, a lot of things you see on the continental U.S., we don't see out here.
We want to see oil and gas regulations on a continental basis given the integrated nature of this industry, with the current conditions in the oil and gas sector, this government will not consider unilateral regulation.
Continental people have sex-lives the English have hot-water bottles.
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- континентален, европейскиBulgarian
- kontinentální, pevninskýCzech
- continental, continentaleFrench
- יבשתי, יבשתיתHebrew
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