- extending across or traversing the ocean: a transoceanic cable.
- situated or living beyond the ocean: transoceanic peoples.
Origin of transoceanic
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It is, therefore, especially suitable for transoceanic journeys.Meteorology
Charles Fitzhugh Talman
And when the transoceanic gesture is from the other direction they become even plainer.The American Language
Henry L. Mencken
Thus these two voyages inaugurated a transoceanic steam-service, which has steadily grown in extent and in importance.
The most successful steam-vessels in general use are these screw-steamers of transoceanic lines.
This was laid in New York Harbor; and from it he was the first to conceive that stupendous idea of the transoceanic telegraph.
- on or from the other side of an ocean
- crossing an ocean
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