transcontinental


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trans·con·ti·nen·tal

 (trăns′kŏn-tə-nĕn′tl)
adj.
Spanning or crossing a continent.

transcontinental

(ˌtrænzkɒntɪˈnɛntəl)
adj
1. crossing a continent
2. on or from the far side of a continent
ˌtranscontiˈnentally adv

trans•con•ti•nen•tal

(ˌtræns kɒn tnˈɛn tl)

adj.
1. passing or extending across a continent: a transcontinental railroad.
2. on the other, or far, side of a continent.
[1850–55]
trans`con•ti•nen′tal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.transcontinental - spanning or crossing or on the farther side of a continenttranscontinental - spanning or crossing or on the farther side of a continent; "transcontinental railway"; "transcontinental travelers"; "a transcontinental city"
continental - being or concerning or limited to a continent especially the continents of North America or Europe; "the continental United States"; "continental Europe"; "continental waters"
Translations
عَبْرَ القارات
transkontinentální
transkontinental
transzkontinentális
sem fer òvert yfir meginland
transkontinentinis
transkontinentāls
transkontinentálny
kıta aşırı

transcontinental

[ˈtrænzˌkɒntɪˈnentl] ADJtranscontinental

transcontinental

[ˌtrænskɒntɪˈnɛntəl] adj [route, railway] → transcontinental(e)

transcontinental

transcontinental

(ˈtrӕnzkontiˈnentl) adjective
crossing a continent. a transcontinental railway.
References in classic literature ?
The TRANSCONTINENTAL sold for twenty-five cents, and its dignified and artistic cover proclaimed it as among the first-class magazines.
He knew the story in the hands of the TRANSCONTINENTAL. It was "The Ring of Bells," one of his horror stories, and it was an even five thousand words.
Martin glanced at the upper left-hand corner and read the name and address of the TRANSCONTINENTAL MONTHLY.
I was gradually coming to have a mysterious and shuddery reverence for this girl; nowadays whenever she pulled out from the station and got her train fairly started on one of those horizonless transcontinental sentences of hers, it was borne in upon me that I was standing in the awful presence of the Mother of the German Language.
He was a thin-faced ascetic, living in a state of high, attenuated calm--a molten planet under a transcontinental ice sheet.
Fiona Kolbinger was competing in the Transcontinental Race for the first time (AFP Photo/Damien MEYER)
Moving forward, Reid will dedicate his time exclusively to his role of president of TC Transcontinental Printing, Canada's largest printer, a position he has held for more than 10 years.
In the celebratory photograph taken after the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad on May 10, 1869, two mighty locomotives from East and West meet at Promontory Summit, Utah.
The transcontinental railroad was a tremendous feat of engineering, innovation and manpower that was key to the economic development of the United States, and today, we pay special tribute to the diverse workforce especially 12,000 or more Chinese laborers that built this seminal infrastructure project that transformed America, said Secretary Chao.
Abraham Lincoln had been an important supporter of the transcontinental railroad project.
The Egyptian vulture is an endangered migratory species, yet there is not a lot of information on its transcontinental journeys, its mortality, the number of losses and their causes during these journeys.
Transcontinental acquires, finances, operates, develops and sells real estate in the US.

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