Transcontinental Railway


Transcontinental Railway
   B Members of British government in 1862 favourable to, except Gladstone, 143. See also Railways.

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  • Transcontinental Railway — railway connecting the eastern and western portions of the United States (completed May 10, 1869) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • National Transcontinental Railway — Locale New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba Dates of operation 1913–1918 …   Wikipedia

  • National Transcontinental Railway — Die National Transcontinental Railway (NTR) war eine staatliche Eisenbahngesellschaft in Kanada. Sie wurde am 24. Oktober 1903 gegründet, um eine transkontinentale Eisenbahnstrecke von Moncton bis Winnipeg zu bauen, wo sich die im gleichen Jahr… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Transcontinental — may refer to: *transcontinental flight from the Atlantic to the Pacific in the United States *Transcontinental airspeed record from the Atlantic to the Pacific in the United States *Transcontinental (publisher), a major Canadian newspaper and… …   Wikipedia

  • Transcontinental railroad — perhaps being an exception. The Americas Panama The world s first inter oceanic [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ ] railroad was the Panama Railway, completed in 1855. Built near the narrowest point of the Central American isthmus in modern day… …   Wikipedia

  • transcontinental — adj. & n. adj. (of a railway etc.) extending across a continent. n. a transcontinental railway or train. Derivatives: transcontinentally adv …   Useful english dictionary

  • transcontinental — trans|con|ti|nen|tal [ˌtrænzkɔntıˈnentl, ˌtræns US ka:n ] adj crossing a ↑continent ▪ a transcontinental railway …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • transcontinental — adjective crossing or extending across a continent or continents. noun Canadian a transcontinental railway or train. Derivatives transcontinentally adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • transcontinental — adjective crossing a continent: a transcontinental railway …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • transcontinental — /ˌtrænzkɒntəˈnɛntl/ (say .tranzkontuh nentl) adjective 1. passing or extending across a continent: a transcontinental railway. 2. on the other side of a continent …   Australian English dictionary