from coast to coast

from coast to coast

1. From one side of the country to the other. Typically refers to the United States, which is bordered by oceans in the East and West. I've never seen the Pacific Ocean before, thanks to growing up in Boston, so I'm excited to travel from coast to coast this summer.
2. Throughout the entire country. Typically refers to the United States, which is bordered by oceans in the East and West. This is not an isolated issue—it's affecting people from coast to coast.
3. slang In basketball, a term used to describe an offensive play in which a player travels from one end of the court to the other to score a basket. Boy, he is quick! He went from coast to coast past all five defenders.
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References in classic literature ?
It was at this juncture that John Starhurst proclaimed that he would carry the Gospel from coast to coast of the Great Land, and that he would begin by penetrating the mountain fastnesses of the headwaters of the Rewa River.
One single gale such as now befriends us - let such a tempest whirl forward a balloon for four or five days(these gales often last longer) and the voyager will be easily borne, in that period, from coast to coast. In view of such a gale the broad Atlantic becomes a mere lake.
There was scarce a head man from coast to coast who would not heed the big Bwana's commands in preference to those of the hunters who employed them, and so it was easy to turn back any undesirable stranger--Bwana had simply to threaten to order his boys to desert him.
and DoorDash, making it easier for busy families and students to enjoy delicious Teen Burgers from coast to coast.
Arcis Golf now owns 18 clubs in Texas and is the second-largest owner and operator of golf facilities in the United States, with a presence in 14 states from coast to coast.
Thales will leverage its Canadian expertise in project management, systems engineering and integrated logistics support to lead the development of a new Canadian supply chain that will offer comprehensive in-service support for all systems and equipment of these fleets over their operational lifetime, ensuring they are mission-ready, on time, every time, from coast to coast to coast.
WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (KUNA) -- Americans from coast to coast were set on Monday to experience a historic total eclipse of the sun in 14 US states, visible along a path 4,200 kilometers long and 96 to 113 kilometers wide.
This initiative is made possible by the Community Fund for Canada's 150th, a collaboration between the Edmonton Community Foundation, the Government of Canada, and extraordinary leaders from coast to coast to coast.
A CONSERVATIONIST has raised PS23,000 for charity by travelling 215 miles from coast to coast in a wheelchair.
A MIDDLESBROUGH man was to cycle from Coast to Coast today to raise funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.
A FORMER university academic who survived skin cancer is to walk across Britain from coast to coast to raise money for a cancer charity.
Exploring this Land from Coast to Coast to Coast [NE]
"Our knowledge of retail markets from coast to coast helped us locate this prime Melrose Place address for Ports 1961--we look forward to introducing the brand to even more U.S.
FDR spoke of success through "Equality of Effort." As Cooke went from city to town, from farm to resorts and from coast to coast and back, he watched, listened and learned, then sketched how differently Washington policies resonated in the disparate climates, cultures, and communities across America.