Cisatlantic

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cis- (on this side) +‎ Atlantic

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Cisatlantic (not comparable)

  1. Situated on the same side of the Atlantic Ocean.
    • 1798, Thomas De Witt Talmage, Around the Tea-Table, page 190
      Society to-day, trans-Atlantic and cis-Atlantic, very much needs more royal marriages.
    • 1805, The Literary Miscellany I, page 47
      This well directed liberality and the vigilance and ability of the Cisatlantic defenders of Christianity.
    • 1809, Oliver Oldschool [ed.], The Port Folio III, page 46
      I was much struck with a communication, which, in lack of perspicuity as well as pomp of language it would puzzle our cisatlantic writers to exceed.

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