What is Continent ?
Continent is (noun) 1. one of the major land areas in the world, which usually contain several countries, e.g. Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe) 2. the Continent (in Britain) the rest of Europe, as opposed to Britain itself which is an island(adj) able to control the passing of liquid or solid waste from the body The old lady is barely continent. Antonym incontinent
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level