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transoceanic

[ trans-oh-shee-an-ik, tranz- ]
/ ˌtræns oʊ ʃiˈæn ɪk, ˌtrænz- /
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adjective
extending across or traversing the ocean: a transoceanic cable.
situated or living beyond the ocean: transoceanic peoples.
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Origin of transoceanic

First recorded in 1820–30; trans- + oceanic
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British Dictionary definitions for transoceanic

transoceanic
/ (ˈtrænzˌəʊʃɪˈænɪk) /

adjective
on or from the other side of an ocean
crossing an ocean
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