Definition of 'mainland'
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High waves riding the storm surge push sand from dune ridges back into the lagoon between the barrier island and the mainland. Christianity Today (2000)Ireland was also once connected to the British mainland by a land bridge. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Totally different breed from your mainland Italian. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Long may it do so, on islands and mainland alike. Times, Sunday Times (2015)An attack on the British mainland remains on its agenda but it currently lacks the organisational capability. The Sun (2013)It has been an island apart from mainland China for a long time. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is where we discovered a very high land on our return voyage without being able to ascertain whether it was mainland or island. VOYAGES OF DELUSION: The Search for the North West Passage in the Age of Reason (2002)When did you last come across a wind on the British mainland strong enough to blow over a piano? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Not since the 1950s have many of us on the mainland dared to leave a bike unlocked or garden produce unguarded. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We stock a great range of picnic items and offer fast delivery service any mainland UK address. The Sun (2009)Prices include postage to UK mainland addresses. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Price includes delivery to UK mainland addresses. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Prices apply to UK mainland addresses only. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Please call to arrange non UK mainland delivery. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Please call to discuss delivery to non UK mainland addresses. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There we were imagining that Britain was some islands off the coast of mainland Europe. The Sun (2009)Conditions in camps housing 34,000 people on the Greek mainland are little better. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They claim asylum and then are transported to the Italian mainland and encouraged to head to France. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'mainland'
British English: mainland /ˈmeɪnlənd/ NOUN
The mainland is the large main part of a country, in contrast to the islands around it.
She caught a boat to the mainland.
- American English: mainland
- Arabic: الْيَابِسَةُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: continente
- Chinese: 大陆
- Croatian: kopno
- Czech: pevnina
- Danish: fastland
- Dutch: vasteland
- European Spanish: territorio continental
- Finnish: manner
- French: continent
- German: Festland
- Greek: ηπειρωτική χώρα
- Italian: continente
- Japanese: 本土
- Korean: 본토
- Norwegian: fastland
- Polish: kontynent
- European Portuguese: continente
- Romanian: uscat
- Russian: континент
- Spanish: territorio continental
- Swedish: fastland
- Thai: แผ่นดินใหญ่
- Turkish: anakara
- Ukrainian: материк
- Vietnamese: đất liền
Definition of mainland from the Collins English Dictionary
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