a. being or concerning or limited to a continent
In the U.K., police are much more active than in continental Europe.
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Bart criticized, and who deplored the fact that she let Lily breakfast in bed when the girl had no prospects before her, and now vegetating in cheap continental refuges, where Mrs.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
The despotism and hatred of Liberalism which animated the Continental Governments had had the effect of driving to our shores a number of men who might have made excellent citizens were they not soured by the recollection of all that they had undergone.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context