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

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. beyond or on the other side of a sea
  • adj. crossing a sea

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Lying or being beyond the sea.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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


Latin trānsmarīnus : trāns-, trans- + marīnus, of the sea; see marine.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin transmarinus, from trans ("across") + marinus ("marine"). (Wiktionary)



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  • 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

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

    August 31, 2007