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- adj. Of or pertaining to a subcontinent.
- adj. Located or occurring beneath continental crust.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Situated beneath a continent; of or pertaining to what underlies a continent.
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Though the entire city of Waukesha is outside the Great Lakes drainage basin, the compact allows the city to apply for use of lake water because it is within a county that straddles the basin boundary, known as a subcontinental divide.
Sri Lanka have a wonderfully unorthodox bowling attack, which can cope with most conditions, but which should be suited to the Caribbean, where pitches have become ever more "subcontinental".
There are nice images ( "dented tureens of mulligatawny" exactly captures a certain kind of subcontinental dining room) and aggressive descriptions.
What about VJD, the alternative system now being used in the IPL, which has influential supporters in cricket's subcontinental power base?
Along with the heavy Indian presence among senior ICC dignitaries, there had been the promise of a distinctly subcontinental presence.
My view is rather different, for however thrilling the match was taken in isolation, all I saw were two teams, neither of which possesses the range of requisite skills to challenge the best in subcontinental conditions.
Both have prospered for the A team on their subcontinental travels.
Bollywood abides, but a new wave of young filmmakers is poised to turn received notions about subcontinental cinema inside out.
He writes about cricket, ecology, subcontinental political thought, and the post-independence history of India his 2007 blockbuster India After Gandhi has already become the standard text on contemporary India.
The problem is finding an effective middle order in subcontinental conditions and, despite Monty's protestations, the England batsmen were only in a "good place" on Mondaybecause they were not plonked down in front of a load of old pressmen trying to fathom out why they cannot score any runs.
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