bicontinental

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

Definition of bicontinental 

: 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, in the meaning defined above

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