The word mainland is a noun. Mainland means (1) the main land mass of a country or continent; as distinguished from an island or peninsula.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word mainland.
Greece includes a mainland core area and more than fifteen hundred Greek islands, relatively few of which are inhabited. The large Greek island of Crete is located to the south of the mainland.
Although British Columbia is about 360,000 square miles in total, most of the population is clustered in the Lower Mainland around its capital city Victoria, on Vancouver Island.
Santorini is the largest island in an archipelago of the same name located 120 miles southeast of Greece's mainland in the Aegean Sea. Santorini's capital, Fira, clings to a cliffside with breathtaking views into the lagoon below it.
The following articles provide recent mainland-related news.
China has announced new restrictions on the activities of U.S. diplomats working in mainland China and Hong Kong, in what it called a justified response to similar measures imposed on Chinese diplomats in the U.S. last year.
CNBC. Saturday, 12 Sep 2020 03:23:35 GMT.