ansa compounds

Benzene derivatives having para positions (or meta) bridged by a chain (commonly 10 to 12 atoms long) (Latin ansa, handle). By extension, any arene bridged by a chain constrained to lie over one of the two faces of the arene.
See: cyclophanes
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307 (Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 1318