coast-to-coast

adjective
\ˈkōs-tə-ˈkōst \

Definition of coast-to-coast 

1 : extending or airing across an entire nation or continent a coast-to-coast flight a coast-to-coast broadcast

2 : extending from one end of a playing surface (such as a basketball court) to the other a coast-to-coast rush also : relating to or resulting from a coast-to-coast play a coast-to-coast layup

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First Known Use of coast-to-coast

1911, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of coast-to-coast was in 1911

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coast-to-coast

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of coast-to-coast

: going across an entire nation or continent from one coast to another

: going from one end of a playing surface (such as a basketball court) to the other

: resulting from a coast-to-coast play

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