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sub·con·ti·nent

 (sŭb′kŏn′tə-nənt, sŭb-kŏn′-)
n.
1. A large landmass, such as India, that is part of a continent but is considered either geographically or politically as an independent entity.
2. A large landmass, such as Greenland, that is smaller than a continent.

sub′con·ti·nen′tal (-nĕn′tl) adj.

subcontinent

(sʌbˈkɒntɪnənt)
n
(Physical Geography) a large land mass that is a distinct part of a continent, such as India is of Asia
subcontinental adj

sub•con•ti•nent

(sʌbˈkɒn tn ənt, ˈsʌbˌkɒn-)

n.
1. a large, relatively self-contained landmass forming a subdivision of a continent: the subcontinent of India.
2. a large landmass, as Greenland, that is smaller than any of the usu. recognized continents.
[1860–65]
sub`con•ti•nen′tal (-tnˈɛn tl) adj.

subcontinent

A large area of land that is part of a larger continent but is considered to form a distinct entity, especially India.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.subcontinent - a large and distinctive landmass (as India or Greenland) that is a distinct part of some continent
Greenland, Gronland, Kalaallit Nunaat - the largest island in the world; lies between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean; a self-governing province of Denmark
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
continent - one of the large landmasses of the earth; "there are seven continents"; "pioneers had to cross the continent on foot"
land mass, landmass - a large continuous extent of land
Translations
شِبه قارَّه
subkontinent
subkontinent
szubkontinens
landsvæîi á meginlandi
subkontinentas
subkontinents
subkontinent
kıtacıkküçük kıta

subcontinent

[ˈsʌbˈkɒntɪnənt] N the (Indian) subcontinentel subcontinente (de la India)

subcontinent

[ˌsʌbˈkɒntɪnənt] nsous-continent m
the Indian subcontinent → le sous-continent indien

subcontinent

[ˌsʌbˈkɒntɪnənt] n the (Indian) subcontinentil subcontinente (indiano)

subcontinent

(sabˈkontinənt) noun
a mass of land almost the size of a continent, forming part of a larger mass of land. the Indian Subcontinent (= India, Pakistan and Bangladesh).
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