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Transcontinental – Glossary Definition

Transcontinental – Glossary Definition


Want the definition of transcontinental? Learn the meaning of transcontinental and get a better understanding of this travel glossary term!

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What Does Transcontinental Mean?

Transcontinental means something having to do with crossing a continent, while remaining within that continent.

For example, transcontinental travel could be from one end of a continent to another, as in a New York City to San Francisco flight. Or, a train trip across Europe, say, from Portugal to Austria.

More on Transcontinental

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

Not to be confused with intercontinental.

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