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ˌkɒn tnˈɛn tlcon·ti·nen·tal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Continentaladjective

    of or pertaining to or typical of Europe

    "a Continental breakfast"

  2. continentaladjective

    of or relating to or concerning the American colonies during and immediately after the American Revolutionary War

    "the Continental Army"; "the Continental Congress"

  3. continentaladjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of a continent

    "the continental divide"; "continental drift"

  4. continentaladjective

    being or concerning or limited to a continent especially the continents of North America or Europe

    "the continental United States"; "continental Europe"; "continental waters"

Wiktionary

  1. continentalnoun

    Someone from "the continent".

  2. continentalnoun

    (US History) A member of the Continental army.

  3. continentalnoun

    (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")

  4. continentaladjective

    Of or relating to a continent or continents.

    continental drift

  5. continentaladjective

    In the main part of a country or region, as opposed to on one of its islands.

    continental Europe

  6. continentaladjective

    Characteristic of the style of continental Europe, as opposed to British.

    continental breakfast

Webster Dictionary

  1. Continentaladjective

    of or pertaining to a continent

  2. Continentaladjective

    of or pertaining to the main land of Europe, in distinction from the adjacent islands, especially England; as, a continental tour; a continental coalition

  3. Continentaladjective

    of or pertaining to the confederated colonies collectively, in the time of the Revolutionary War; as, Continental money

  4. Continentalnoun

    a soldier in the Continental army, or a piece of the Continental currency. See Continental, a., 3

Freebase

  1. Continental

    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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. continental

    A term adopted by the Americans in the Revolutionary war in contradistinction to British.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'continental' in Adjectives Frequency: #685

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of continental in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of continental in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of continental in a Sentence

  1. Prince Ali:

    I'm referring to competitions and a lot of times Reuters Television comes down to the( continental) confederations as well, and the way they approach games, it's a common feeling within the footballing world and it's something that one has to really tackle and make sure there is no interference in terms of how things are planned.

  2. The FOJ:

    The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York accuses him of accepting bribes totalling millions of dollars in connection with the sale of marketing rights to various sports marketing firms and keeping the money for himself, the marketing rights in question pertain to the broadcast of qualifying matches for the soccer World Cup, regional soccer tournaments and continental soccer championships in North and South America.

  3. Jenn Varian:

    Elevation is a huge factor for snow in the Western US as elevation varies widely, our forecast area has both the highest elevation and the lowest elevation point in the CONUS( continental United States). And they're in the same county !

  4. Ross MacPhee:

    Despite their ungainly appearance, different species of glyptodonts occupied habitats as distinct as open grassland and dense woodland, all the way from Patagonia to the southern parts of the continental United States, although their disappearance has been blamed on human depredation as well as climate change, some species persisted into the early part of the modern or Holocene epoch, long after the disappearance of mammoths and saber-toothed cats. Like the loss of giant ground sloths, mastodons, and dozens of other remarkable mammalian species, the precise cause of the New World megafaunal extinctions remains uncertain.

  5. Chief Executive Michael Roney:

    There's probably a bit more turmoil in North America than we see here in continental Europe and the UK.

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