Definition of transpontine in English:

transpontine

Pronunciation /tran(t)ˈspänˌtīn/ /træn(t)ˈspɑnˌtaɪn/

adjective

dated
  • 1On or from the other side of an ocean, in particular the Atlantic.

    • ‘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.