Definition of Cismontane

1. Adjective. On this (the speaker's) side of the mountains. "A contest in Virginia between a cismontane and a tramontane people"

Similar to: Cisalpine, Ultramontane
Antonyms: Tramontane



Definition of Cismontane

1. a. On this side of the mountains. See under Ultramontane.

Definition of Cismontane

1. Adjective. From this side of the mountains. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cismontane

ciscos
ciseleur
ciseleurs
ciselure
ciselures
cisgendered
cisgenesis
cisgenic
cislocative
cislunar
cisman
cismarine
cismasculine
cismen
cismontane (current term)
cisoid
cispeople
cispersons
cisplanckian
cisplatin
cisplatins
cisplatinum
cispontine
cissa
cissier

Literary usage of Cismontane

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Conversations with M. Thiers, M. Guizot, and Other Distinguished Persons by Nassau William Senior (1878)
"It would be more true if the Pope were called cismontane. Since our occupation of Rome his whole policy, ecclesiastical as well as civil, has originated in ..."

2. Rectorial Addresses: Delivered in the University of Aberdeen, 1835-1900 by University of Aberdeen, Peter John Anderson (1902)
"... of the cismontane University, and he blames Denifle for failing to recognise "the marked difference between the Ultramontane Nationes and cismontane ..."

3. Readings in the History of Education: Mediaeval Universities by Arthur Orlo Norton (1909)
"“Ultramontane” scholars are those from north, “cismontane,” those from south, of the Alps. Moreover, the ultramontane scholars shall accompany the ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"At the General Chapter of Salamanca (1554), Clemente Dolerá of Moneglia, the general in office, promulgated new statutes for the cismontane family. ..."

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