What is a continent?

A continent is a large contiguous land mass. Originally, continents were determined geo-politically: large land masses separated from each other by oceans and mountain ranges, considered to be the centers of civilization (as opposed to islands, which were considered peripheral). in the modern world, continents are thought of as the primary land masses on separate geological plates. a contenent is one of seven parts of the world for example Europe,South America,North Amrica,Africa,OCean
a continent is basically a landmass.
There are 7, Asia, Africa, Europe, North America, South America, Antarctica, and Australia