Definition The old continent

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Definition

the Old Continent: a literary or historical way of referring to Europe
idiom

a continent : a group of countries that constitute a part of the world (e.g. Asia, Africa, etc.)
noun

Examples

  • "It seems that the new European president serves two masters: the people of the old continent as well as Delavigne, his employer for the past decade."

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