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  1. connecting or between oceans: an interoceanic canal.
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Origin of interoceanic

First recorded in 1850–55; inter- + oceanic
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Examples from the Web for interoceanic

Historical Examples

  • The Interoceanic is now merged into the new consolidation arrangement.


    Charles Reginald Enock

  • This interoceanic route is destined to become a very important factor in commerce.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway

  • The general plan includes both an interoceanic railroad and links in the intercontinental or north and south lines.

  • America becomes at once interoceanic and mediterranean, commanding the two oceans, and mediating between Europe and Asia.

  • The Panama railway marked the beginning of a new era in the history of interoceanic communication.