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  • adjective Alternative spelling of Cisatlantic.


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  • The truth of the matter, with regard to America, is that the Columbian eagle makes such a tremendous cackling over every little _egg_ it lays, that we cis-Atlantic folks rate its achievements much higher than they deserve!

    She and I, Volume 2 A Love Story. A Life History.

  • Bonfires blazed in every street and, by their red glare, crowds met and exchanged congratulations, amid the wildest enthusiasm; while the beverage dear to the cis-Atlantic heart was poured out in libations wonderful to see!

    Four Years in Rebel Capitals An Inside View of Life in the Southern Confederacy from Birth to Death

  • It was a little as if she resented Lorne's comparison of standards, and claimed the American one as at least cis-Atlantic.

    The Imperialist

  • Early in the life of the nation Jefferson had correlated the double aspect of this policy: "Our first and fundamental maxim," he said, "should be never to entangle ourselves in the broils of Europe; our second, never to suffer Europe to intermeddle with cis-Atlantic affairs."

    Woodrow Wilson and the World War A Chronicle of Our Own Times.

  • "Our first and fundamental maxim," said Jefferson, "should be never to entangle ourselves in the broils of Europe; our second, never to suffer Europe to intermeddle with cis-Atlantic affairs."

    A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year Volume Two (of Three)

  • It would be absurd to apply this rude generalization to Mrs. Wharton's cultivation, which is so unusual in variety, accuracy, and scholarship; but one does not wholly escape an intimation of the presence of this cis-Atlantic attitude in the evidences of cultivation so profusely scattered through Mrs. Wharton's stories, and the patriotically inclined are justified in pointing to her with pride as a product of our national civilization.

    The Novels of Mrs. Wharton

  • Our second, never to suffer Europe to intermeddle with cis-Atlantic affairs.

    From Isolation to Leadership, Revised A Review of American Foreign Policy

  • It must be remembered that the cause for the disaffected colonists is argued by the writers in this series in the old-fashioned way, -- that is to say, upon the fundamental theory that Great Britain was foully wrong and her cis-Atlantic subjects nobly right.

    Benjamin Franklin

  • Charles Brockden Brown, the most important of Philadelphia writers, the first professional man-of-letters in America, and the predecessor of all cis-Atlantic novelists, was born in Philadelphia, January 17, 1771, and in that city he founded, in 1803-4, the _Literary Magazine and American

    The Philadelphia Magazines and their Contributors 1741-1850

  • His pastor sat at his bedside and the "old man eloquent," after a long and exciting public life, trans-Atlantic and cis-Atlantic, was back again in the scenes of his boyhood, and he kept saying in his dream over and over again: "My mother! mother! mother!"

    The Wedding Ring A Series of Discourses for Husbands and Wives and Those Contemplating Matrimony


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