Transcontinental definition: get a summary, overview, and a better understanding of this term in the Dauntless Jaunter Travel Glossary.

Updated: 2017-03-27.

Transcontinental means something having to do with crossing a continent. For example, travel of this sort would be from one end of a continent to another, as in New York City to San Francisco. Not to be confused with intercontinental.

In aviation parlance, transcontinental is sometimes shortened and referred to as a transcon.

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