Definition of transpontine in English:

transpontine

adjective

dated
  • 1On or from the other side of an ocean, in particular the Atlantic as viewed from Britain; American.

    ‘she approached the task with typical transpontine enthusiasm’
  • 2On or from the other side of a bridge.

Origin

Mid19th century: from trans- ‘across’ + Latin pontus ‘sea’ + -ine.

Pronunciation

transpontine

/trɑːnsˈpɒntʌɪn//transˈpɒntʌɪn//trɑːnzˈpɒntʌɪn//tranzˈpɒntʌɪn/