from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The second-largest continent, lying south of Europe between the Atlantic and Indian oceans. Africa has vast mineral resources, many of which are still undeveloped.
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- proper n. A province of the Roman Empire containing what is now modern Tunisia and portions of Libya.
- proper n. The continent that is south of Europe, east of the Atlantic Ocean, west of the Indian Ocean and north of Antarctica. It holds the following countries:
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
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