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noun [countable] subcontinent pronunciation in British English /ˌsʌbˈkɒntɪnənt/
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pluralsubcontinents
  1. a large area of land that forms part of a continent, especially the part of Asia that contains the countries of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

    the Indian subcontinent

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 subcontinent pronunciation in British English /ˌsʌbkɒntɪˈnent(ə)l/ adjective

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