Definitions for transcontinentalˌtræns kɒn tnˈɛn tl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

trans•con•ti•nen•talˌtræns kɒn tnˈɛn tl(adj.)

  1. passing or extending across a continent:

    a transcontinental railroad.

  2. on the other, or far, side of a continent.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. transcontinental(adj)

    spanning or crossing or on the farther side of a continent

    "transcontinental railway"; "transcontinental travelers"; "a transcontinental city"


  1. transcontinental(Adjective)

    Crossing, spanning a continent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Transcontinental(adj)

    extending or going across a continent; as, a transcontinental railroad or journey

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crossing a continent

a transcontinental railway.

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