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transatlantic

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

: 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
a :  crossing or extending across the Atlantic Ocean <a transatlantic cable>
b :  relating to or involving crossing the Atlantic Ocean <transatlantic airfares>
2
a :  situated or originating from beyond the Atlantic Ocean
b :  of, relating to, or involving countries on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean and especially the United States and Great Britain <transatlantic cooperation>
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First Known Use of TRANSATLANTIC

1779
TRANSATLANTIC Defined for Kids

transatlantic

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

Definition of TRANSATLANTIC for Kids

:  crossing or being beyond the Atlantic Ocean

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