transoceanic

[ trans-oh-shee-an-ik, tranz- ]
/ ˌtræns oʊ ʃiˈæn ɪk, ˌtrænz- /

adjective

extending across or traversing the ocean: a transoceanic cable.
situated or living beyond the ocean: transoceanic peoples.

Nearby words

  1. transmute,
  2. transnational,
  3. transnationalism,
  4. transnationally,
  5. transnet,
  6. transom,
  7. transom window,
  8. transonic,
  9. transonic barrier,
  10. transp.

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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