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Definition of continental
ContinentalContinental Con`ti*nen"tal, n. (Amer. Hist.)
A soldier in the Continental army, or a piece of the
Continental currency. See Continental, a., 3. ContinentalContinental Con`ti*nen"tal, a.
1. Of or pertaining to a continent.
2. Of or pertaining to the main land of Europe, in
distinction from the adjacent islands, especially England;
as, a continental tour; a continental coalition.
No former king had involved himself so frequently in
the labyrinth of continental alliances. --Hallam.
3. (Amer. Hist.) Of or pertaining to the confederated
colonies collectively, in the time of the Revolutionary
War; as, Continental money.
The army before Boston was designated as the
Continental army, in contradistinction to that under
General Gage, which was called the ``Ministerial
army.' --W. Irving.
Continental Congress. See under Congress.
Continental system (Hist.), the blockade of Great Britain
ordered by Napoleon by the decree of Berlin, Nov. 21,
1806; the object being to strike a blow at the maritime
and commercial supremacy of Great Britain, by cutting her
off from all intercourse with the continent of Europe.
Meaning of continental from wikipedia
to: continent continental
(album), an album
(brand), a brand
used by unilever
- continental airlines
was a major
u.s. airline, founded
in 1934 and headquartered
in houston, texas
. in may 2010, the airline announced
- the continental
army was formed after
of the american revolutionary
war by the colonies
the united states
- continental climate
is a climate characterized
by important annual variation
due to the lack of significant bodies
europe, also referred
to as mainland europe
(particularly by the british, azoreans, madeirans, balearic
- lincoln continental
was a model
name for a series
of automobiles produced
by the lincoln division
of ford motor company
from 1939 to 1948
- a humid continental climate
d and a third letter
of a or b) is a climatic region typified
by large seasonal temperature
- the continental shelf
is the extended perimeter
of each continent
and associated coastal plain
. much of the shelf
was exposed during
- listed below
are the uci professional continental
and continental teams
in road bicycle racing events
of the uci continental
ag, also frequently referred
to as 'conti', is a leading german
auto and truck parts manufacturing company specializing