Definition of transatlantic
1a : crossing or extending across the Atlantic Ocean a transatlantic cableb : relating to or involving crossing the Atlantic Ocean transatlantic airfares
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 U.S. and Great Britain transatlantic cooperation
Recent Examples of transatlantic from the Web
NATO's mutual defense clause, known as Article 5, has been the linchpin of transatlantic security since NATO's inception in 1949.
Back in 2012, before DOT set rules to control deceptive advertising, airlines advertised transatlantic flights for $65.
Consider the New York Times Crossword Crossing, a transatlantic sailing on the Queen Mary 2 that marks the 75th anniversary of the beloved puzzle.
A 14-night transatlantic sailing from Fort Lauderdale to Southampton inside stateroom runs from $1,299 per person.
Transatlantic tensions are already on the rise after President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord, adding to concerns over global trade.
Most had boarded transatlantic flights the previous night, aware of the carnage on and near London Bridge.
Such a plane could potentially entice low-cost carriers to open regional international flights such as routes around Southeast Asia or transatlantic.
With roots in the transatlantic slave trade, Mammies were Black women who were domestic caregivers, mostly charged with taking care of the children of slave owners and, once slavery was abolished, white families who hired them for low wages.
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First Known Use of transatlantic
TRANSATLANTIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of transatlantic for English Language Learners
: 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
TRANSATLANTIC Defined for Kids
Definition of transatlantic for Students
: crossing or being beyond the Atlantic Ocean
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