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transmontane

[trans-mon-teyn, tranz-, trans-mon-teyn, tranz-] /trænsˈmɒn teɪn, trænz-, ˌtræns mɒnˈteɪn, ˌtrænz-/
adjective
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; < Latin trānsmontānus; see trans-, mount2, -an
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British Dictionary definitions for transmontane

tramontane

/trəˈmɒnteɪn/
adjective
1.
being or coming from the far side of the mountains, esp from the other side of the Alps as seen from Italy
2.
foreign or barbarous
3.
(of a wind) blowing down from the mountains
noun
4.
an inhabitant of a tramontane country
5.
Also called tramontana. a cold dry wind blowing south or southwest from the mountains in Italy and the W Mediterranean
6.
(rare) a foreigner or barbarian
Word Origin
C16: from Italian tramontano, from Latin trānsmontānus, from trans- + montānus, from mōns mountain

transmontane

/ˌtrænzmɒnˈteɪn/
adjective, noun
1.
another word for tramontane
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