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Continental
Continental Con`ti*nen"tal, n. (Amer. Hist.) A soldier in the Continental army, or a piece of the Continental currency. See Continental, a., 3.
Continental
Continental 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. --Macaulay. 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.

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- The Continental Army was formed by the Second Continental Congress after the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War by the ex-British colonies that...
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- Continental AG, commonly known as Continental, is a German automotive manufacturing company specializing in brake systems, interior electronics, automotive...
- The Lincoln Continental is a series of mid-sized and full-sized luxury cars produced by Lincoln, a division of the American automaker Ford Motor Company...
- Continental drift is the theory that the Earth's continents have moved over geologic time relative to each other, thus appearing to have "drifted" across...
- The continental margin, between the continental shelf and the abyssal plain, comprises a steep continental slope followed by the flatter continental rise...
- An island or isle is any piece of sub-continental land that is surrounded by water. Very small islands such as emergent land features on atolls can be...
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