What does ultramontane mean?

Definitions for ultramontaneˌʌl trə mɒnˈteɪn, -ˈmɒn teɪn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ultramontane.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ultramontane(adj)

    a Roman Catholic who advocates ultramontanism (supreme papal authority in matters of faith and discipline)

  2. ultramontane(adj)

    of or relating to ultramontanism

  3. transalpine, ultramontane(adj)

    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"

  4. cisalpine, ultramontane(adj)

    on the Italian or Roman side of the Alps

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


  1. ultramontane(Noun)

    Someone who acknowledges the supremacy of the Pope

  2. ultramontane(Adjective)

    respecting the supremacy of the Pope.

  3. ultramontane(Adjective)

    From the other side of a mountain range, particularly the Alps.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ultramontane

    being beyond the mountains; specifically, being beyond the Alps, in respect to the one who speaks

  2. Ultramontane(noun)

    one who resides beyond the mountains, especially beyond the Alps; a foreigner

  3. Ultramontane(noun)

    one who maintains extreme views favoring the pope's supremacy. See Ultramontanism

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ultramontane

    ul-tra-mon′tān, adj. being beyond the mountains (i.e. the Alps): originally used in Italy of the French, Germans, &c.; afterwards applied by the northern nations to the Italians, hence its present meaning—viz. holding or denoting extreme views as to the Pope's rights and supremacy.—ns. Ultramon′tanism, ultramontane or extreme views as to the Pope's rights; Ultramon′tanist, one who holds to ultramontanism. [L. ultra, beyond, montanusmons, montis, a mountain.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ultramontane in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ultramontane in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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