Definitions

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

  • adjective Crossing the sea.
  • adjective Beyond or coming from across the sea.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Crossing the sea.
  • Located or existing beyond the sea.

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

  • adjective Lying or being beyond the sea.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective beyond or on the other side of a sea
  • adjective crossing a sea

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin trānsmarīnus : trāns-, trans- + marīnus, of the sea; see marine.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin transmarinus, from trans ("across") + marinus ("marine").

Examples

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  • On the other side of the sea. Compare to cismarine.

    August 31, 2007

  • Less put out of my way by my misfortune than the rest, I joined in conversation with this transmarine joker, and shewed him that wit was the common language of Africa and of Europe.

    - Lesage, The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane, tr. Smollett, bk 5 ch. 1

    September 19, 2008