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continental

adjective
     
con‧ti‧nen‧tal
1
a)

the continental United States

SG all the states of the US except Alaska and Hawaii
b)

continental Europe/Asia etc

SG all the countries of Europe, Asia etc that are not on islands
2SG relating to a large mass of land:
the warming-up of continental interiors
3SANSG typical of the warmer countries in Western Europe:
a continental-style café
4 British English old-fashionedSG belonging to or in Europe, not including Britain:
continental holidays
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