And in 1987, continental itself was at the center of one of the worst meltdowns of all.
In worthless continental dollars that had depreciated by 9,000 percent since 1776.
The 4th was simply when the continental Congress approved the final wording of its independence declaration.
The outbreak began in Missouri and Illinois, but has now spread to almost all the continental United States.
US Airways, Delta, continental, and United have all gone through Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
A very brief glance at continental feudalism and its influence upon statute law may now be given.
Other continental railroads were authorized in the later sixties.
Here also, it being a continental court-yard, are the inevitable orange-trees in huge green tubs placed at the four corners.
And why, uncle, was the name 'continental' given to our first Congress?
The whitened face and baggy costume indicate a connexion also with the continental Pierrot.
1818 as a purely geographical term, from continent + -al (1). In reference to the European mainland (as opposed to Great Britain), recorded from 1760. Continental breakfast (the kind eaten on the continent as opposed to the kind eaten in Britain) is attested by 1855. In reference to the British American colonies from 1774; the Continental Congress is attested from 1775; continental divide in use by 1865; continental rise in geology from 1959; continental slope from 1907. Continental shelf first attested 1888.