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 Relief Map
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.
- British Columbia Guide
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, Greece
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.
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The following articles provide recent mainland
Mainland Promontory in Quebec, Canada
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