adjective Etymology: Latin transmarinus, from trans- + mare sea — more at marine Date: 1583 1. being or coming from beyond or across the sea <
a transmarine people
2. passing over or extending across the sea

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Transmarine — Trans ma*rine , a. [L. transmarinus; trans beyond + marinus marine: cf. F. transmarin. See {Marine}.] Lying or being beyond the sea. Howell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transmarine — [trans΄mə rēn′, tranz΄mə rēn′] adj. [L transmarinus: see TRANS & MARINE] 1. crossing the sea 2. coming from or being on the other side of the sea …   English World dictionary

  • transmarine — /trans meuh reen , tranz /, adj. 1. being on or coming from the opposite side of the sea or ocean. 2. being or crossing over the sea or ocean. [1575 85; < L transmarinus. See TRANS , MARINE] * * * …   Universalium

  • transmarine — adjective a) beyond or on the other side of a sea b) crossing a sea …   Wiktionary

  • transmarine — trans·ma·rine || ‚trænzmÉ™ rɪːn adj. beyond the sea, over the sea …   English contemporary dictionary

  • transmarine — [ˌtranzmə ri:n, ˌtrα:nz , ns ] adjective dated 1》 situated or originating overseas. 2》 crossing the sea. Origin C16: from L. transmarinus, from trans across + marinus marine …   English new terms dictionary

  • transmarine — trans·marine …   English syllables

  • transmarine — trans•ma•rine [[t]ˌtræns məˈrin, ˌtrænz [/t]] adj. 1) being on or coming from the opposite side of the sea or ocean 2) being or crossing over the sea or ocean • Etymology: 1575–85; < L trānsmarīnus. See trans , marine …   From formal English to slang

  • transmarine — /trænzməˈrin/ (say tranzmuh reen) adjective overseas …   Australian English dictionary

  • transmarine —   a. across or beyond the sea …   Dictionary of difficult words

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