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We have found multiple words continent. Choose the one you are looking for and click on the link in its Dictionary entry column to see its detailed etymology.

Dictionary entry Language Definition
continent English (Noun) (obsolete) Land (as opposed to the water).. (obsolete, _, in general sense) A large contiguous landmass considered independent of its islands, peninsulas etc. Specifically, the Old World [...](obsolete) Land (as opposed to the water).. (obsolete, _, in general sense) A large contiguous landmass considered independent of its islands, peninsulas etc. Specifically, the Old World [...]
continent English (Adjective) (obsolete) Serving to restrain or limit; restraining; opposing.. Exercising self-restraint; controlled, temperate with respect to one's bodily needs or passions, especially sex, urination and/or [...](obsolete) Serving to restrain or limit; restraining; opposing.. Exercising self-restraint; controlled, temperate with respect to one's bodily needs or passions, especially sex, urination and/or [...]

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