transalpine

transalpine

[trans-al-pahyn, -pin, tranz-]
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:
1580–90; < Latin trānsalpīnus across the Alps, equivalent to trāns- trans- + Alp(ēs) the Alps + -īnus -ine1

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

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