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landmass

a large continuous area of land, as opposed to seas or islands
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Weather forecasters said "Jenny" would cross parts of central and northern Luzon before exiting the Philippine landmass Wednesday morning.
The implementation of the SRN can then begin to lift all-operator 4G landmass coverage from its current level of 67 per cent to 92 per cent.
Okoye who explained that cattle rearing is a private business stressed that the Northern region of the country has large landmass enough to provide cattle ranches.
At some points in Earth's history, there has been only one large landmass or two, called supercontinents.
When Genghis, and after him, Timur, bulldozed their way across the Eurasian landmass, they unclogged the vast network of trails collectively called Silk Road.
As billions of years passed, this landmass split up into several pieces of land that have drifted apart to create our eight continents.
by Shruthi Nair The Telegraph Island, a rocky landmass in the middle of the very salty sea, was the highlight of the cruise.
The European Union would rent this land from those two countries on a 99-year contract, Deutinger reasons, and then create a landmass that would serve as a new country "with its own constitution, economy and social system" under the protection of the European Union.
To put this in perspective, the USA - a country with a landmass of 3.8million square miles - has to date taken in 1500 Syrian refugees.
It is merely a peninsula on the African-Asian landmass. We just need free trade - vehicles, wine, fancy pork pies, books, cuckoo clocks, sandals, or whatever else.