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subcontinent

a large land mass that is a distinct part of a continent, such as India is of Asia

subcontinent

[¦səb′känt·ən·ənt]
(geography)
A landmass such as Greenland that is large but not as large as the generally recognized continents.
A large subdivision of a continent (for example, the Indian subcontinent) distinguished geologically or geomorphically from the rest of the continent.
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The decentralized state of pre-colonial times was linked to a culture of warfare that was widely shared among military groups in the subcontinent. In this culture direct conflict was avoided whenever possible and military encounters were often stylized shows of force in which one side sought to overawe the other with the pomp, grandeur and size of its contingent.
In May 1947, after violence had started on the subcontinent, Ghaffar Khan spoke frankly to fellow Muslims in Shabqadar, in the heart of his Pakhtun country:
has traveled back to the subcontinent and become extremely popular there, often appearing in Hindi Bollywood movies.
McMahon explains that not once did policymakers regard aid as a solution to the subcontinents poverty, or even as a means to enhance U.S.
We are keeping a strict watch over the situation in subcontinent but we cannot afford interference,.
Speakers at the seminar paid tributes to Tipu Sultan for his courage and valour for the dignity of Muslim community in the subcontinent.
Dr Iqbal will be remembered for ever for his great works as well as his services to the Muslims of the subcontinent.
KARACHI -- The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) has been awarded the broadcast rights in India and the Subcontinent for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, as well as the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020.
The person worthy of this would be the one who solves the Kashmir dispute according to the wishes of the Kashmiri people and paves the way for peace and human development in the subcontinent," the premier tweeted, amid worldwide acknowledgement of his peace gesture for releasing Indian air force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman after his plane was shot down.
The poet of the East awakened and unified the Muslims of subcontinent through his inspiring poetry.
Pakistan is observing Iqbal Day today to commemorate the contribution of Allama Mohammad Iqbal for the Muslims of the subcontinent.
In a twitter message, the premier termed Sindhu 'ambassador of peace' and maintained that those targeted him in India are doing a great disservice to peace in the subcontinent.