(trăns′ō-shē-ăn′ĭk, trănz′-)
1. Situated beyond or on the other side of the ocean.
2. Spanning or crossing the ocean.


1. on or from the other side of an ocean
2. crossing an ocean


(ˌtræns oʊ ʃiˈæn ɪk, ˌtrænz-)

1. extending across or traversing the ocean: a transoceanic cable.
2. situated or living beyond the ocean.
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Adj.1.transoceanic - on or from the other side of an oceantransoceanic - on or from the other side of an ocean; "transoceanic crossing"


adj travelnach Übersee; countriesüberseeisch; migrationüber den Ozean
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