Meaning of astride
Pronunciation: (u-strīd'), [key]
- with a leg on each side of; straddling: She sat astride the horse.
- on both sides of: Budapest lies astride the river.
- in a dominant position within: Napoleon stands astride the early 19th century like a giant.
- in a posture of striding or straddling; with legs apart or on either side of something.
- astride (Thesaurus)