Dark Continent

  1. the Dark Continent a term for Africa when it was relatively unexplored

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How to use Dark Continent in a sentence

  • Nothing but the Vicariate of the whole of the Dark Continent for this young man.

    My New Curate | P.A. Sheehan
  • It is the "Dark Continent," both in the color of its inhabitants and in its sad destitution and degradation.

  • In striking contrast with all this glory is the failure of every one of the missions on the Dark Continent of Africa.

    The Jesuits, 1534-1921 | Thomas J. Campbell
  • Most Africans are, even five generations removed from the slave-ship that brought their forefathers from the Dark Continent.

    Dearest | Henry Beam Piper
  • The multiplied efforts of the European States to colonize the Dark Continent are facts full of encouragement.