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landmass

[land-mas] /ˈlændˌmæs/
noun, Geology
1.
a part of the continental crust above sea level having a distinct identity, as a continent or large island.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; land + mass
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landmass

/ˈlændˌmæs/
noun
1.
a large continuous area of land, as opposed to seas or islands
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landmass
  (lānd'mās')   
A large, continuous area of land, such as a continent or a very large island.
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