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A large area of land, such as a continent, that is wholly or mostly surrounded by water: the landmass of Eurasia.
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(Physical Geography) a large continuous area of land, as opposed to seas or islands
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a part of the continental crust above sea level having a distinct identity, as a continent.
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A large, continuous area of land, such as a continent or a very large island.
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|Noun||1.||landmass - a large continuous extent of land|
continent - one of the large landmasses of the earth; "there are seven continents"; "pioneers had to cross the continent on foot"
dry land, ground, solid ground, terra firma, earth, land - the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"
subcontinent - a large and distinctive landmass (as India or Greenland) that is a distinct part of some continent
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