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    ultramontane

    ultramontane - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ultramontane

    Definition
    (noun) a Roman Catholic who advocates ultramontanism (supreme papal authority in matters of faith and discipline) Definition
    (adj) of or relating to ultramontanism Definition
    (adj) on or relating to or characteristic of the region or peoples beyond the Alps from Italy (or north of the Alps)
    Synonyms : transalpine
    Example Sentence
    • ancient transalpine Gaul was an area northwest of the Alps and included modern France and Belgium
    • Cracow was a transalpine university
    Definition
    (adj) on the Italian or Roman side of the Alps
    Synonyms : cisalpine
    Example Sentence
    • ancient cisalpine Gaul included an area south and east of the Alps
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