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transcontinental

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Spanning or crossing a continent.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Across the continent; on the other side of a continent: as, a transcontinental journey; transcontinental railways.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Extending or going across a continent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Crossing, spanning a continent.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective spanning or crossing or on the farther side of a continent

Etymologies

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trans- +‎ continental

Examples

  • We have spent millions in transcontinental lines-we have three of them practically crossing this continent; we have subsidized them so that we might have recinrocity from province to province, and trade from the East to the West.

    British Politics and Reciprocity

  • The relatively few people who saw the ceremony at Promontory Point, he wrote, “were strongly impressed with the conviction that the event was of historic importance; but, as I remember it now, we connected it rather with the notion of transcontinental communication and trade with China and Japan than with internal development, or what railroad men call local traffic.”

    Nothing Like It in the World The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869

  • The relatively few people who saw the ceremony at Promontory Point, he wrote, “were strongly impressed with the conviction that the event was of historic importance; but, as I remember it now, we connected it rather with the notion of transcontinental communication and trade with China and Japan than with internal development, or what railroad men call local traffic.”

    Nothing Like It in the World The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869

  • Doubleday had had a chain of eating houses on the line, as Belle termed the transcontinental railroad.

    Laramie Holds the Range

  • Ulrich's trek brought him through McCook last October and he returned last weekend to thank the people who helped him break a transcontinental speed record.

    McCook Daily Gazette Headlines

  • By the term "transcontinental", I mean a railroad operated from the Atlantic to the Pacific Coast by one company and one management.

    The Railway At War

  • Argentina is developing for this kind of transcontinental or inland development drive?

    LaRouche's Latest

  • No the Civil war did not include a "transcontinental" rail road.

    Propeller Most Popular Stories

  • No the Civil war did not include a "transcontinental" rail road.

    Propeller Most Popular Stories

  • No the Civil war did not include a "transcontinental" rail road.

    Propeller Most Popular Stories

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  • Make me dance, I want to surrender

    Your familiar arms, I remember

    We've been going transcontinental

    Got no car, we just take a rental.

    (I didn't see it coming, by Belle and Sebastian)

    October 14, 2010