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Definitions for Subcontinent
sʌbˈkɒn tn ənt, ˈsʌbˌkɒn-Sub·con·ti·nent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. subcontinent(noun)

    a large and distinctive landmass (as India or Greenland) that is a distinct part of some continent

Wiktionary

  1. subcontinent(Noun)

    A large landmass which is either smaller than a continent (such as Greenland), or part of an even larger continent (such as the Indian subcontinent).

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  1. Subcontinent

    A subcontinent is a large, relatively self-contained landmass forming a subdivision of a continent. By dictionary entries, the term subcontinent signifies "having a certain geographical or political independence" from the rest of the continent, or "a vast and more or less self-contained subdivision of a continent." Used on its own in English, the phrase "the Subcontinent" commonly refers to the Indian subcontinent. Generally, the Indian subcontinent includes the countries of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka. The region largely comprises a peninsula of Asia south of the Himalayas and constitutes a geoculturally distinct region within Asia. The region contains desert, plateau, rain forest, mountains and a myriad of languages, races, and religions.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Subcontinent in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Subcontinent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Subcontinent in a Sentence

  1. Matt Darvas:

    We are staring down the barrel of the approaching monsoon across the subcontinent, and here in Nepal that typically lasts from May through to September.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    One of the commonalities between many movies that come from Asian subcontinent is their strange and distasteful sense of humor to make fun of disabled, fat, ugly and less fortunate people , in general. It's a shocking observation that is truly disturbing, when you thin about it. Making fun of fat people won't make anybody any thinner, likewise making fun of ugly people won't make them any prettier either. Also, making fun of unsuccessful people won't necessarily make the mocker more successful. So why movie-makers and actors stoop to such low level of humor? It's best to leave those fellow human beings in the hands of the Sureme Power who created them. And the hard-hearted movie-makers and actors should, instead of making fun of people, work on improving themselves. We all are God's Children, and we must treat each other with respect and dignity.

  3. Animesh Roul:

    Animesh Roul, executive director of Society for the Study of Peace and Conflict, a New Delhi-based think tank, said the time had come for a change of approach for security agencies involved in countering groups such as IS. “I had someone ask me about IS camps and leaders in Bangladesh. Headquarters, organisations, structures are things of the past. The IS is a completely different beast,” he told Hindustan Times. “Bangladesh should be an area of focus for us despite the Dhaka government’s repeated denials of the presence of IS and Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS). The infrastructure for radicalisation, such as madrasas, exists there and this presents an opportunity for IS and AQIS,” Roul said. “Besides, there is a lot of evidence of the presence of Bangladeshis from Britain and Canada in the ranks of the IS.”

  4. Mehbooba Mufti:

    Today marks the darkest day in Indian democracy, it will have catastrophic consequences for the subcontinent.

  5. Animesh Roul:

    They are still focusing too much on the existing militant networks and have failed to realize that the IS or AQIS (Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent) monsters are fishing in the troubled waters and succeeding to a large extent by enticing the youths or grassroots extremists.

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