What is continental?

  • (adj): Of or relating to or concerning the American colonies during and immediately after the Revolutionary War.
    Example: "The Continental Army"; "the Continental Congress"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on continental, continentals:

USS Champion (1777)
... The Continental Navy xebec, Champion, commanded by Captain James Josiah, served in the Delaware River in a force composed of ships of the Continental and ... The Pennsylvania State galleys succeeded but the Continental fleet, including Champion was burned by its own officers on 21 November 1777, when tide and winds turned against them ...
Jesse Root
... He was a delegate to the Continental Congress for Connecticut from 1778 until 1782, and sat as chief justice of the state's Supreme Court from 1796 to 1807 as well as a state court judge ... In 1777, he joined the continental army in Peekskill, as a Colonel ... In May 1779, he was a member of Continental Congress, in which he continued until the peace of 1783 ...
Metropolitan France - Continental France
... France, excluding the island of Corsica, is sometimes referred to as "continental France" (French la France continentale), or just "the Continent" (French le continent) ... In Corsica, people from the continental part of Metropolitan France are referred to as "Continentals" (French les continentaux) ... A casual synonym for the continental part of Metropolitan France is l'Hexagone ("the Hexagon"), for its approximate shape, and the adjective hexagonal may be a casual synonym of French (usually understood as ...
Continental - Automobile Models
... Lincoln Continental De Vaux Continental Triumph Continental by the Triumph Motor Company Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental, a version of the Rolls-Royce Phantom II ...
Delaware In The American Revolution
... The Delaware Line was a formation within the Continental Army ... quota of one infantry regiment which was assigned to Delaware at various times by the Continental Congress ... This, together with similar contingents from the other twelve states, formed the Continental Line ...

More definitions of "continental":

  • (adj): Of or relating to or characteristic of a continent.
    Example: "The continental divide"; "continental drift"
  • (adj): Of or pertaining to or typical of Europe.
    Example: "A Continental breakfast"
  • (adj): Being or concerning or limited to a continent especially the continents of North America or Europe.
    Example: "The continental United States"; "continental Europe"; "continental waters"