from coast to coast

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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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The Burbage resident and managing director of Lovell Respond, will cycle from coast-to-coast and back again with his 18-year-old son Curtis.
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For these reasons, telecom tenants are quickly filing in and drastically changing the traditional tenant profile in central business districts and nearby suburban markets from coast-to-coast. Moreover, the amount of equipment installed and operated by each tenant greatly reduces any probability of relocation in the near future and secures the continued success of this and other properties like it.
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Since then, Lacoste has expanded from coast-to-coast, with the number of Lacoste boutiques growing to nine locations.