Definitions for ultramontaneˌʌl trə mɒnˈteɪn, -ˈmɒn teɪn
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ul•tra•mon•taneˌʌl trə mɒnˈteɪn, -ˈmɒn teɪn(adj.)
beyond the mountains.
of or pertaining to the area south of the Alps, esp. to Italy.
pertaining to or advocating ultramontanism.
(n.)a person who lives beyond the mountains.
a person living south of the Alps.
a believer in ultramontanism.
Origin of ultramontane:
1585–95; < ML
a Roman Catholic who advocates ultramontanism (supreme papal authority in matters of faith and discipline)
of or relating to ultramontanism
on or relating to or characteristic of the region or peoples beyond the Alps from Italy (or north of the Alps)
"ancient transalpine Gaul was an area northwest of the Alps and included modern France and Belgium"; "Cracow was a transalpine university"
on the Italian or Roman side of the Alps
"ancient cisalpine Gaul included an area south and east of the Alps"
Someone who acknowledges the supremacy of the Pope
respecting the supremacy of the Pope.
From the other side of a mountain range, particularly the Alps.
being beyond the mountains; specifically, being beyond the Alps, in respect to the one who speaks
one who resides beyond the mountains, especially beyond the Alps; a foreigner
one who maintains extreme views favoring the pope's supremacy. See Ultramontanism
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