Definitions of mainland

  1. The continent; the principal land; - opposed to island, or peninsula. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. A continent; a broad expanse of land; generally, principal land as opposed to island. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. The principal or larger land, as opposed to a smaller portion. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. A continent. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.

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Usage examples for mainland

  1. They now wear it back, and, driving the shore line across the lagoon or meadow, cut a line of low cliffs on the mainland – The Elements of Geology by William Harmon Norton
  2. Day after day the little vessel sailed slowly southward, keeping the shore of the mainland always upon the right. – Old Greek Stories by James Baldwin