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adjective as in multinational

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Southern California is the moodiest place in the continental United States when you compare its climate from year to year, according to California’s Fourth Climate Assessment.

Under the terms of Cudd’s release, any travel outside of the continental United States must be approved by the court.

It went as far as him deciding, and us saying, “Well, we can kind of do a continental mid-Atlantic, you know like people do who are on the New York stage, you know it doesn’t have to be an English accent, but it can be effected somewhat.”

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Hawaii employs 1,008 fewer physicians than any similarly sized and populated area in the continental US.

Physiographic maps had previously been used to represent continental landforms with standardized symbols.

It is the omphalos, this city that straddles two steamboat rivers at the continental crossroads.

They marched through the streets of downtown New York to the synchronized beats of the Continental drum corps that followed.

The commander of the Continental Army realized that if he did not inoculate his army against smallpox, he might not have an army.

The outbreak began in Missouri and Illinois, but has now spread to almost all the continental United States.

Conceptually, the “Angel of Death” was a cultural mainstay in continental Europe and the British Isles by the late Middle Ages.

Sweden excluded British goods, conformably to the continental system established by Bonaparte.

It has long been the custom for advertisers in the continental journals to typify their wares.

After 1815 the continental visits were resumed, and the practice of smoking began steadily to increase.

I have seen the retreats of continental armies in my time; they are always a scene of horrors.

His duties were to enforce the continental system and to keep a stern eye on Prussia.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to continental, such as: global, multicultural, intercontinental, universal, and worldwide.

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