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MAINLAND

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mainland mean? 

MAINLAND (noun)
  The noun MAINLAND has 1 sense:

1. the main land mass of a country or continent; as distinguished from an island or peninsula

  Familiarity information: MAINLAND used as a noun is very rare.


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MAINLAND (noun)


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Meaning:

The main land mass of a country or continent; as distinguished from an island or peninsula

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Hypernyms ("mainland" is a kind of...):

dry land; earth; ground; land; solid ground; terra firma (the solid part of the earth's surface)


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