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[sis-uh t-lan-tik]
  1. on this (the speaker's or writer's) side of the Atlantic.
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Origin of cisatlantic

An Americanism dating back to 1775–85; cis- + Atlantic
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for cisatlantic

Historical Examples of cisatlantic

  • She had searched in vain for a cisatlantic equivalent, but could not get hold of one.

    Mammon and Co.

    E. F. Benson

  • America did not become a cisatlantic Britain, as some of the colonial adventurers had hoped.

    The Armies of Labor

    Samuel P. Orth

  • Let us give moral aid and comfort to the campaign, Cisatlantic and Transatlantic, against the steam-whistle.

  • Both preferred a continental to an insular manner of life, a cisatlantic to a transatlantic place of residence.


    James Joyce