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Definitions for cisalpine
sɪsˈæl paɪn, -pɪncisalpine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cisalpine, ultramontaneadjective

    on the Italian or Roman side of the Alps

    "ancient cisalpine Gaul included an area south and east of the Alps"


  1. cisalpineadjective

    On this side of the Alps (with respect to Rome, therefore the south side).


  1. cisalpine

    Cisalpine refers to something located on the near side of the Alps, specifically from the perspective of the Roman Empire, which means it is on the southern or Italian side of the mountains. The term is Latin in origin, with 'cis' meaning 'on this side' and 'alpine' relating to the Alps. It was also used to refer to the Roman province known as Cisalpine Gaul, located in Northern Italy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cisalpineadjective

    on the hither side of the Alps with reference to Rome, that is, on the south side of the Alps; -- opposed to transalpine

  2. Etymology: [L. Cisalpinus; cis on this side + Alpinus Alpine.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cisalpine

    sis-alp′in, adj. on this side—i.e. on the Roman side—of the Alps.—So Cisatlan′tic; Cisleith′an, on this side the Leitha, which separates the archduchy of Austria and Hungary; Cismon′tane, on this side the mountains—opp. to Ultramontane; Cis′padane, on this side the Po; Cispon′tine, on this side of the bridges, viz. in London, north of the Thames. [L. cis, on this side.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. cisalpine

    This—that is, the south—side of the Alps.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cisalpine in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cisalpine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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