Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONTINENTALS

It seemed as if every conclave except the Continentals were represented.

He had been seen by many of his friends that day in the company of these Continentals.

Continentals have always begun by refusing to take them seriously.

Nearer and nearer, and neither shout nor report of musket from the Continentals.

The Continentals act on a different principle, and say they like the result.

Of the continentals one Maryland regiment alone was veteran.

Should we take them with ten men, or call in the Continentals?

The Continentals must have had a startling impression of American thirst!

They formed on the left of the continentals, and kept the field while their cartridges lasted.

The British approached the continentals, and the fire on both sides produced much slaughter.