Their subject was improving the lives of the most-vulnerable citizens throughout the African continent: women and children.
During that trip, my eyes were opened to the plight of a continent and its people.
From here, the Maesters can release a White Raven to all of the corners of the continent to signal the end of summer.
The continent now has leaders who stand out as champions of development.
Trust in European institutions has waned across the continent.
I here saw elephants for the first time on the Indian continent.
War is a rough teacher, but it is evidently the only one for the continent.
"The finest bit of tile-work on this continent," he said, in a hushed voice.
They are like explorers who should mistake a boundary for the interior of a continent.
The vices of great cities were scarce known or practised in the rough towns of the American continent.
late 14c., "self-restraining," from Old French continent and directly from Latin continentem (nominative continens) "holding together, continuous," present participle of continere "hold together" (see contain). Meaning moved from "exercising self-restraint" to "chaste" 14c., and to bowel and bladder control 19c.
"large land mass," 1550s, from continent land (mid-15c.), translating Latin terra continens "continuous land," from continens, present participle of continere (see continent (adj.)).