ultramontane

Primary Meanings of ultramontane

1.
adj
on or relating to or characteristic of the region or peoples beyond the Alps from Italy (or north of the Alps)
2.
adjn
of or relating to ultramontanism
a Roman Catholic who advocates ultramontanism (supreme papal authority in matters of faith and discipline)
Full Definitions of ultramontane
1

adj on or relating to or characteristic of the region or peoples beyond the Alps from Italy (or north of the Alps)

Synonyms:
transalpine
tramontane, transmontane
on or coming from the other side of the mountains (from the speaker)

adj on the Italian or Roman side of the Alps

Synonyms:
cisalpine
cismontane
on this (the speaker's) side of the mountains
2

adj of or relating to ultramontanism

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

Type of:
Roman Catholic
a member of the Roman Catholic Church

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