bicontinental

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adjective bi·con·ti·nen·tal \(¦)bī-ˌkän-tə-ˈnen-təl\

Definition of bicontinental

  1. :  of, relating to, or living or working on two continents (such as Europe and North America) … one of the Soviet Union's leading physicists … faced a most modern dilemma—how to balance the needs of his new two-career, bicontinental marriage to Susan Eisenhower, granddaughter of Ike. — Science, 15 June 1990 He claimed to have grown up in a sophisticated, bicontinental family … — Alice Echols, Scars of Sweet Paradise: The Life and Times of Janis Joplin, 2000

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First Known Use of bicontinental

1878


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