Definitions

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  • proper noun A hypothetical continent that (according to plate tectonic theory) broke up later into India and Australia and Africa and South America and Antarctica. See plate tectonics.

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  • proper noun Older name for Gondwana

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  • noun a hypothetical continent that (according to plate tectonic theory) broke up later into India and Australia and Africa and South America and Antarctica

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Examples

  • On the other hand these rocks were to prove for the first time that Antarctica had once been covered in vegetation and had formed part of a great semi-tropical southern continent -- the so-called "Gondwanaland" -- once believed to be only a myth.

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  • If they walked, on the other hand, they must have done it in the more distant past, before the great southern continent now known as Gondwanaland had split into pieces.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • If they walked, on the other hand, they must have done it in the more distant past, before the great southern continent now known as Gondwanaland had split into pieces.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • Marcel wrote the 15-page script, then called Gondwanaland Highway, only to please her father, Terry Marcel, the director of cult film Hawk the Slayer.

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  • They lived in Africa when it was part of a single land mass called Gondwanaland, consisting of all the present-day southern continents and India.

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  • They lived in Africa when it was part of a single giant land mass called Gondwanaland, composed of all the present-day southern continents and India.

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  • It dates back to Gondwanaland, the semi-mythical "first continent," whose outlines were long discernible only to the imaginative who perceived in Africa's west coast and South America's east a near fit.

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  • Over the eons Gondwanaland has been split and bits and pieces borne away along the convection currents of the molten mantle, separating into today's continents.

    Richard Bangs: The Pakistan Osama bin Laden Never Knew, Part 2

  • Over the eons Gondwanaland has been split and bits and pieces borne away along the convection currents of the molten mantle, separating into today's continents.

    Richard Bangs: The Pakistan Osama bin Laden Never Knew, Part 2

  • It dates back to Gondwanaland, the semi-mythical "first continent," whose outlines were long discernible only to the imaginative who perceived in Africa's west coast and South America's east a near fit.

    Richard Bangs: The Pakistan Osama bin Laden Never Knew, Part 2

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