Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Definitions for transpontine
- across or beyond a bridge.
- on the southern side of the Thames in London.
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Citations for transpontine
There was nothing left but to retreat against the railing, and with my back turned to the street, pretend to be admiring the barges on the river or the chimneys of transpontine London.
...he had come straight from a wretched transpontine lodging to this splendid Lincolnshire mansion, and had at the same time exchanged a stipend of thirty shillings a week for an income of eleven thousand a year…"
Origin of transpontine
Transpontine comes from the Latin trans- + pont- meaning "across" + "bridge."