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continentality

[ kon-tn-uhn-tal-i-tee ]
/ ˌkɒn tn ənˈtæl ɪ ti /
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noun
the degree to which the climate of a region typifies that of the interior of a large landmass.
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Origin of continentality

First recorded in 1895–1900; continental + -ity
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