continental continental  /ˌkɑn tə ˈnɛn təl/


  1. (adj) of or pertaining to or typical of Europe
  2. (adj) of or relating to or concerning the American colonies during and immediately after the American Revolutionary War
  3. (adj) of or relating to or characteristic of a continent
  4. (adj) being or concerning or limited to a continent especially the continents of North America or Europe


  1. Continental Prison Systems Adds Kiosks in Broward County, Florida

    IRVINE, Calif. -- Continental Prison Systems, Inc. (OTC:CPSZ) - a payment processing technology company that specializes in the $500 billion government payment space, is pleased to announce that it has ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Continental Acquires Majority Stake in Visionaire Energy

    by Continental Energy Corp. Continental Energy Corporation, an emerging international energy company, announced Wednesday that it has acquired a 51 percent shareholding stake in Visionaire Energy AS, a privately held Norwegian company.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Rigzone

  3. Continental Prison Systems, Inc. Announces Annual Shareholders' Meeting

    IRVINE, Calif. -- Continental Prison Systems, Inc. (OTC:CPSZ) (the "Company") is pleased to announce its annual shareholders meeting has been scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on July 16, 2013 (the "Meeting"). ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. In the radio address, Pelosi said the Democrats' plan "will consider opening portions of the Outer Continental Shelf for drilling, with appropriate safeguards, and without taxpayer subsidies for Big Oil."
    on Aug 16, 2008 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: Politico

  2. "This could be devastating to our state and the Gulf coast," Landrieu said. "But we want to make sure that as outer continental shelf development takes place, it's done in a safe way."
    on Jun 9, 2010 By: Mary Landrieu Source: BusinessWeek

  3. "Our industry is challenged as never before by the unrelenting price of oil," said CEO Glenn Tilton in a prepared statement. "The elimination of our entire [Boeing 737] fleet and our alliance with Continental CAL are examples of the different...
    on Jul 22, 2008 By: Glenn Tilton Source:

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