Meaning of Pangaea in English:


Pronunciation /panˈdʒiːə/

proper noun

  • A vast continental area or supercontinent comprising all the continental crust of the earth, which is postulated to have existed in late Palaeozoic and Mesozoic times before breaking up into Gondwana and Laurasia.


Early 20th century from pan-‘all’ + Greek gaia ‘earth’.