/ˌtræns kɒn tnˈɛn tl/
passing or extending across a continent:
a transcontinental railroad.
on the other, or far, side of a continent.
crossing a continent
on or from the far side of a continent
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The value of a really great student to the country is equal to half a dozen grain elevators or a new transcontinental railway.
The transcontinental delivery system was marvelous in its simplicity.
Willow's transcontinental exploits during the past five years are a mystery.
It has nothing resembling a transcontinental motorway.
So too is the transcontinental development of roads, railways and pipelines, laid at a dizzying pace.
Creating a transcontinental wireless operator seems to make sense.
Of course, this would not work for transcontinental flights.
The transcontinental railroads, for instance, got a crucial boost from a federal land grant program.
It's a glorious morning in my transcontinental railway journey.
Jet lag is a natural side effect of long-distance transcontinental flight.
Ice cream sundaes on many transcontinental lunch and dinner services.
His next project is a book on the building of the transcontinental railroad.
The signal was carried over transcontinental cable and microwave radio relay.
They're always toasting me on those transcontinental flights.
The fair celebrated the centennial of the arrival of the first transcontinental train.
But even more importantly, they took transcontinental flights.
Its lipid reserves-the stored fat that fuels its transcontinental flights-are measured by the milligram.
Adventurous dreams are stirring, and whether they involve armchair travel or transcontinental, go ahead and indulge.
Major transcontinental and coastal air ferry routes were laid out allowing for frequent stops at designated airports.