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Definition of continental noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

continental

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌkɒntɪˈnentl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːntɪˈnentl//
 
 
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(British English, old-fashioned, often disapproving) a person who lives in the continent of Europe The continentals have never understood our preference for warm beer.