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Geographical UsePlay
Often used in geography to describe crossings or connections of natural and human-made boundaries. SlideThe Trans-Siberian Railway connects Moscow to the Russian Far East.
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Rooted in Latin, 'trans' has a long historical use indicating movement across vast spaces, such as oceans or lands. SlideThe transatlantic slave trade stretched across the Atlantic Ocean.