transpacific
adjective Date: 1891 1. a. crossing or extending across the Pacific Ocean <
transpacific airlines
>
b. relating to or involving crossing the Pacific Ocean <
transpacific airfares
>
2. a. situated or occurring beyond the Pacific Ocean b. of, relating to, or involving countries on both sides of the Pacific Ocean <
the transpacific economy
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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