transatlantic

Part of speech: adjective

Situated on the other side of the Atlantic.

Part of speech: adjective

Crossing the Atlantic.

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Usage examples "transatlantic":

  1. To his sharpened transatlantic sense, these old men, in this funny old village, seemed to him a curiously dim and feeble folk. - "Harvest", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
  2. For Ferdinand Travis was back again, rather amused at the family astonishment at the rapidity of his journey to America, which to his Transatlantic notions of travel was as nothing, and indeed had been chiefly performed in a big steamer, where he could smoke to his heart's content. - "The Pillars of the House, V1", Charlotte M. Yonge.
  3. It seems more incredible still that men to whom the details of that scheme had been confided should not have looked into any of the common books of history or geography in which an account of Darien might have been found, and should not have asked themselves the simple question, whether Spain was likely to endure a Scotch colony in the midst of her Transatlantic dominions. - "The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 5 (of 5)", Thomas Babington Macaulay.