Translation of transcontinental in Spanish:


transcontinental, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌtranskɒntɪˈnɛnt(ə)l//ˌtranzkɒntɪˈnɛnt(ə)l//ˌtrɑːnzkɒntɪˈnɛnt(ə)l//ˌtrɑːnskɒntɪˈnɛnt(ə)l//ˌtræn(t)ˌskɑn(t)əˈnɛn(t)l//ˌtrænzˌkɑn(t)əˈnɛn(t)l/


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    • The latest low-fare carrier to add coast-to-coast service is America West, which began its fourth transcontinental route Monday with Boston-San Francisco flights.
    • Later the Chinese made the westward journey of Mormon converts infinitely more convenient by building the transcontinental railway.
    • The track later known as the Oodnadatta Track became the main overland route for drovers and later the transcontinental railway to Darwin.
    • Asians have been intertwined with America's destiny since Chinese immigrants arrived en masse to build the transcontinental railway after the civil war.
    • The third and most challenging joint air defense undertaking of the 1950s was the construction of a transcontinental line along the 70th parallel about 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle.
    • The post-Civil War expansion of the railroad network - including the construction of the first transcontinental lines - enabled entrepreneurs to establish national corporations.
    • Canadian Northern, Canada's third transcontinental railway, was also expanding.
    • This is a long-term trend in European civilization which began with Peter the Great, and which took off in 1877 with the work of Mendeleyev in building the transcontinental railway.
    • His great-grandfather, Sidney Dillon, was founding chairman of the Union Pacific Railroad and in 1869 drove the ceremonial last spike completing the nation's first transcontinental rail line.
    • In fact the majority of UK funds raised between Confederation and the First World War were used to finance the construction of Canada's two transcontinental railways.
    • Six years later, in order to finish construction of a transcontinental railway, the United States purchased an additional 30,000 square miles of Mexican land for $10 million.
    • Forest harvesting started in the region as soon as the transcontinental railway was opened in 1910.
    • After 1876, American methods typified by the development of the American transcontinental railway system, were adopted in Germany, Russia, Japan, and elsewhere, including China.
    • The defence of a new Russian single-track transcontinental railway to Vladivostok was both a cause for sabre-rattling and, ultimately, a major factor in defeat.
    • The approach, however, and eventual arrival of the transcontinental railway in 1869, quickly brought significant and interrelated changes to Utah.
    • The unity of the United States was effected under the Presidency of Abraham Lincoln, who introduced the transcontinental railway system.
    • Notably, in 1869, the eastbound Central Pacific and westbound Union Pacific railroads met at Promontory, Utah, completing the nation's first transcontinental railway.
    • What could torpedo these plans is if tourists as a whole cancel their winter holidays out of safety concerns or if the airlines cut capacity on transcontinental routes.
    • By the 1890s, there were half a dozen transcontinental railways.
    • We don't have a transcontinental railway system!