Associations to the word «Subcontinent»


SUBCONTINENT, noun. A large landmass which is either smaller than a continent (such as Greenland), or part of an even larger continent (such as the Indian subcontinent).
SUBCONTINENT, proper noun. (usually with the) The Indian subcontinent; South Asia.

Dictionary definition

SUBCONTINENT, noun. A large and distinctive landmass (as India or Greenland) that is a distinct part of some continent.

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