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landmass n : a large continuous extent of land

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  1. A large continuous area of land, either surrounded by sea or contiguous with another landmass.

Extensive Definition

Not to be confused with land mass.
A landmass is a large continuous area of land. Although it may be most often written as one word to distinguish it from the usage 'land mass' to mean the measure of a land area, it is also used as two words.
Landmasses include:
landmass in Welsh: Ehangdir
landmass in Chinese: 大陸

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Africa, America, Antarctica, Antipodes, Asia, Asia Major, Asia Minor, Australasia, Australia, East, Eastern Hemisphere, Eurasia, Eurasian landmass, Europe, Far East, Levant, Middle East, Near East, New World, North America, Occident, Oceania, Old World, Orient, South America, West, Western Hemisphere, continent, down under, eastland, main, mainland, peninsula, subcontinent, the old country
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