transatlantic

[ trans-uh t-lan-tik, tranz- ]
/ ˌtræns ətˈlæn tɪk, ˌtrænz- /
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adjective

crossing or reaching across the Atlantic: a transatlantic liner.
situated beyond the Atlantic.

Origin of transatlantic

First recorded in 1770–80; trans- + Atlantic
Related formstrans·at·lan·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for trans-atlantic

transatlantic

/ (ˌtrænzətˈlæntɪk) /

adjective

on or from the other side of the Atlantic
crossing the Atlantic
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Word Origin and History for trans-atlantic

trans-Atlantic


allso transatlantic, 1779, from trans- "through, across" + Atlantic.

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