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transalpine

[trans-al-pahyn, -pin, tranz-] /trænsˈæl paɪn, -pɪn, trænz-/
adjective
1.
situated beyond the Alps, especially toward the north as viewed from Italy.
2.
passing or extending across or through the Alps:
a transalpine railway.
3.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of peoples or lands beyond the Alps.
noun
4.
a native or inhabitant of a country beyond the Alps.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; < Latin trānsalpīnus across the Alps, equivalent to trāns- trans- + Alp(ēs) the Alps + -īnus -ine1
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British Dictionary definitions for trans alpine

transalpine

/trænzˈælpaɪn/
adjective (prenominal)
1.
situated in or relating to places beyond the Alps, esp from Italy
2.
passing over the Alps
noun
3.
a transalpine person
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