trans·​po·​lar | \ (ˌ)tran(t)s-ˈpō-lər How to pronounce transpolar (audio) \

Definition of transpolar

: crossing or extending across either of the polar regions

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China is dreamy-eyed about the prospects of shipping goods from Asia to Europe across the top of Russia, with visions of transpolar shipping dominating its brand-new Arctic strategy., "Putin, Xi are dreaming of a Polar Silk Road," 8 Mar. 2018

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1850, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of transpolar was in 1850

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