Definition of Transpontine

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or situated on the far side of a bridge ¹



2. Adjective. Of, or pertaining to the sensational melodramas presented on the south side of the Thames in the 19th century or earlier''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Transpontine

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Transpontine

transplantations
transplanted
transplantee
transplanter
transplanters
transplanting
transplants
transplastomic
transplendency
transplendent
transpleural
transplutonium
transpolar
transponder
transponders
transpontine (current term)
transporionic axis
transport
transport antibiotic
transport café
transport diseases
transport host
transport interchange
transport medium
transport number
transport protein
transport ship
transport stage
transport tetany
transport vesicle

Literary usage of Transpontine

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1. Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People and Its Places by Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford (1893)
"The Morality of the transpontine Theatres— The building of the Coburg Theatre ... Allusions to the transpontine places of entertainment are common enough in ..."

2. Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People, and Its Places by Walter Thornbury (1893)
"The Morality of the transpontine Theatres—The building of the Coburg Theatre ... Allusions to the transpontine places of entertainment are common enough in ..."

3. Township and Borough: Being the Ford Lectures Delivered in the University of by Frederic William Maitland (1898)
"At this time the three transpontine parishes (St Giles, St Peter by the Castle, All Saints by the Castle) have in all only some 70 or 80 houses. § 6. ..."

4. Gilbert and Sullivan and Their Operas: With Recollections and Anecdotes of D by François Cellier, Cunningham Bridgeman (1914)
"... a skit on transpontine melodrama—Gilbert's humour misunderstood—Offence given to both English and French Navy men—Gilbert challenged to duel—" ..."

5. The Marches of Wales: Notes and Impressions on the Welsh Borders, from the by Charles George Harper (1894)
"A near neighbour to this, which looks like a scene from a transpontine drama, is this curious affair of cords and tassels, done in stone and presided over ..."

6. Goethe on the Theater: Selections from the Conversations with Eckermann by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Johann Peter Eckermann (1919)
"The 'Silver King' relies for its main effect upon an outer drama of sensational incidents, and so far is clearly melodrama, transpontine melodrama. ..."

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