Definition of Pangaea in English:

Pangaea

(also Pangea)

Pronunciation /panˈjēə/ /pænˈdʒiə/

proper noun

  • A supercontinent comprising all the continental crust of the earth, postulated to have existed in late Paleozoic and Mesozoic times before it broke into Gondwana and Laurasia.

Origin

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