Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Situated on this side of the Atlantic Ocean.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Situated on this (the speaker's) side of the Atlantic ocean.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective On this side of the Atlantic Ocean; -- used of the eastern or the western side, according to the standpoint of the writer.

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  • adjective Alternative spelling of Cisatlantic.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • From Madison, Wisconsin, Susan David Bernstein wrote in to cisatlantic Times with this needed perspective: The recent account of the culture of the new British Library Reading Rooms bears a remarkable resemblance to the celebrated ambiance of the old British Museum Reading Room.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Both preferred a continental to an insular manner of life, a cisatlantic to a transatlantic place of residence.

    Ulysses

  • The present memoir will, therefore, simply comprise a brief sketch of the most interesting portion of Mr. Brown's history while in America, together with a short account of his subsequent cisatlantic career.

    Three Years in Europe Places I Have Seen and People I Have Met

  • Yours, true to your blood (for you are _Scot Scotorum_), is the humorist's way: how many passengers you have warmed and tickled with your genial chaff, hiding constant kindness under a jocose word, perhaps teasing us Americans on our curious conduct of knives and forks, or (for a change) taking the cisatlantic side of the jape, esteeming no less highly a sound poke at British foibles.

    Plum Pudding Of Divers Ingredients, Discreetly Blended & Seasoned

  • The language of the excellent Mary Ellen, for instance, comes to me with a distinct cisatlantic sound.

    Explorers of the Dawn

  • Both preferred a continental to an insular manner of life, a cisatlantic to a transatlantic place of residence.

    Ulysses

  • America did not become a cisatlantic Britain, as some of the colonial adventurers had hoped.

    The Armies of Labor A chronicle of the organized wage-earners

  • The primary division, both in the case of the New England Pilgrims and in that of our Revolutionary patriots, was based on clearer perceptions of certain truths on the part of the cisatlantic English; and this claiming of separate standards in literature is a continuation of that historic attitude.

    A Study Of Hawthorne

  • Revolutionary patriots, was based on clearer perceptions of certain truths on the part of the cisatlantic English; and this claiming of separate standards in literature is a continuation of that historic attitude.

    A Study of Hawthorne

  • New plans -- secular, ethical, philosophical, religious, cisatlantic, transatlantic -- long enough to make a line reaching from the German universities to Great Salt Lake

    New Tabernacle Sermons

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  • on the near side of the Atlantic

    from Thoreau's A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

    July 19, 2009