continent

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Singular
continent

Plural
continents

The continents of the world
  1. A big piece of land that is partially or fully surrounded by water and some islands.
    The seven continents of the world are Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America.

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Continents of the world
Africa | Antarctica | Asia | Australia | Europe | North America | South America

Related: Africa-Eurasia | Americas | Central America | Eurasia | Oceania
(The Pacific Islands are not part of any continent, but sometimes they are grouped with Australia as Oceania)