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1. mainland

noun. ['ˈmeɪnˌlænd, ˈmeɪnlənd'] the main land mass of a country or continent; as distinguished from an island or peninsula.

Synonyms

  • land
  • solid ground
  • earth
  • ground
  • dry land

Antonyms

  • leave
  • disconnect
  • unfasten
  • figure

Etymology

  • land (English)
  • land (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • main (English)
  • main (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Mainland

  • ackland
  • agrosiand
  • ahlstrand
  • aland
  • allemand
  • almand
  • almond
  • altland
  • anand
  • aravind
  • arcand
  • armand
  • armond
  • ashland
  • asplund
  • auckland
  • aurand
  • aymond
  • bachand
  • backlund

Example sentences of the word mainland


1. Noun, singular or mass
Getting to Hawaii is simple enough: Catch a plane in the mainland and disembark on an island.

2. Proper noun, singular
Sunbelt Rentals, which operates in mainland U.S. states, rents utility trailers with sides to help secure belongings.

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