Definition of trans-Pacific in English:


Syllabification: trans-Pa·cif·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌtranspəˈsifik, ˌtranz-


1Crossing the Pacific: new trans-Pacific routes to India, Korea, and Japan
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  • This brings up an interesting question: Is the risk of dying in a trans-Atlantic or trans-Pacific crossing greater on a cruise liner or in a jumbo jet?
  • Interested in photography, he worked for Pan American Airways in the mid-1930s, taking pictures of the development of the trans-Pacific air route.
  • But the city had key advantages, including that it was closer to North America on trans-Pacific routes than competitors such as Hong Kong or Taipei.
1.1Of or relating to an area beyond the Pacific.

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