- an attitude, expression, etc., characteristic of a continent, especially of Europe.
- an attitude or policy of favoritism or partiality to a continent: American continentalism.
- the belief or doctrine that the U.S. and Canada should merge into a North American nation, especially for mutual economic benefit.
Origin of continentalism
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