- being on or coming from the opposite side of the sea or ocean.
- being or crossing over the sea or ocean.
Origin of transmarine
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Examples from the Web for transmarine
It is, however, much otherwise with all her transmarine mail communications.
Such intelligence the Hebridians probably receive from their transmarine correspondents.A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland
Formerly, the monastic funds were drawn upon to excess in defraying the costs of a transmarine visitation.The Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey--Vol. 1
Thomas de Quincey
Joaquin Jose Monteiro Torres, minister of marine, and secretary for transmarine affairs.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil
The transmarine post is very desirable for the better conduct of our foreign diplomacy and the consular service.Ocean Steam Navigation and the Ocean Post
- a less common word for overseas
C16: from Latin transmarīnus, from trans- + marīnus, from mare sea
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