transcontinental

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adjective trans·con·ti·nen·tal \ˌtran(t)s-ˌkän-tə-ˈnen-təl, ˌtranz-\

Definition of transcontinental

  1. :  extending or going across a continent a transcontinental railroad

1853

First Known Use of transcontinental

1853


TRANSCONTINENTAL Defined for English Language Learners

transcontinental

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adjective trans·con·ti·nen·tal \ˌtran(t)s-ˌkän-tə-ˈnen-təl, ˌtranz-\

Definition of transcontinental for English Language Learners

  • : going across a continent


TRANSCONTINENTAL Defined for Kids

transcontinental

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adjective trans·con·ti·nen·tal \ˌtrans-ˌkän-tə-ˈnen-təl\

Definition of transcontinental for Students

  1. :  crossing, extending across, or being on the farther side of a continent

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