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transatlantic

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adjective trans·at·lan·tic \ˌtran(t)s-ət-ˈlan-tik, ˌtranz-\

Simple Definition of transatlantic

  • : going across the Atlantic Ocean

  • : located on or coming from the other side of the Atlantic Ocean

  • : involving people or countries on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean

Full Definition of transatlantic

  1. 1a :  crossing or extending across the Atlantic Ocean <a transatlantic cable>b :  relating to or involving crossing the Atlantic Ocean <transatlantic airfares>

  2. 2a :  situated or originating from beyond the Atlantic Oceanb :  of, relating to, or involving countries on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean and especially the United States and Great Britain <transatlantic cooperation>

1779

First Known Use of transatlantic

1779


TRANSATLANTIC Defined for Kids

transatlantic

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adjective trans·at·lan·tic \ˌtran-zət-ˈlan-tik\

Definition of transatlantic

  1. :  crossing or being beyond the Atlantic Ocean





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