Transatlantic

Trans`at*lan"tic

(trns*t*ln"tk), a. [Pref. trans- + Atlantic: cf. F. transatlantique.] 1. Lying or being beyond the Atlantic Ocean.
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When used by a person in Europe or Africa, transatlantic signifies being in America; when by a person in America, it denotes being or lying in Europe or Africa, especially the former.
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2. Crossing the Atlantic Ocean; as, a transatlantic flight.
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