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How to use continents in a sentence
When the artist themselves is often continents away, those artistic decisions are made by the artisan.
With an unprecedented epidemic spreading across countries and continents, including our own, it should give us reason, too.
In the seven months since the epidemic began, Ebola has spread across borders, countries, and now continents.Why Isn't Silicon Valley Doing More to Fight Ebola? | Abby Haglage | October 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Mars has no tectonic plates—no continents, in other words—and no ginormous moon.
How a 1,000-year-old fragrant elixir traveled over continents and time to become the signature drink of the Kentucky Derby.
This covering extends rather less far toward the planet's equator than does the snow sheet on our continents.
These occur on the continents, especially where they afford broad plains little interrupted by mountain ranges.
In general, the central parts of continents are likely to receive much less rainfall than their peripheral portions.
The isthmus which joined the two great continents of the New World remained, according to him, unappropriated.The History of England from the Accession of James II. | Thomas Babington Macaulay
Who is surprised now to see that the electric telegraph instantly sends human thought across continents and seas?Urania | Camille Flammarion