Transalpine
Transalpine Trans*al"pine, a. [L. transalpinus; trans across, beyond + Alpinus Alpine, from Alpes the Alps: cf. F. transalpin.] Being on the farther side of the Alps in regard to Rome, that is, on the north or west side of the Alps; of or pertaining to the region or the people beyond the Alps; as, transalpine Gaul; -- opposed to {cisalpine}. `` Transalpine garbs.'' --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

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  • Transalpine — Trans*al pine, n. A native or inhabitant of a country beyond the Alps, that is, out of Italy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transalpine — [trans al′pīn΄, tranzal′pīn; trans al′pin] adj. [L transalpinus: see TRANS & ALPINE] on the other (the northern) side of the Alps: from the viewpoint of Rome …   English World dictionary

  • transalpine — ● transalpin, transalpine adjectif (latin transalpinus) Au delà des Alpes. ● transalpin, transalpine (expressions) adjectif (latin transalpinus) Gaule transalpine ou la Transalpine, nom donné par les Romains à la Gaule proprement dite, située… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • transalpine — adjective Etymology: Latin transalpinus, from trans + Alpes the Alps Date: 1590 situated on the north side of the Alps < Transalpine Gaul > compare cisalpine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • transalpine — /trans al puyn, pin, tranz /, adj. 1. situated beyond the Alps, esp. toward the north as viewed from Italy. 2. passing or extending across or through the Alps: a transalpine railway. 3. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of peoples or lands… …   Universalium

  • transalpine — trans•al•pine [[t]trænsˈæl paɪn, pɪn, trænz [/t]] adj. 1) situated beyond the Alps, esp. toward the north as viewed from Italy 2) passing or extending across or through the Alps: a transalpine railway[/ex] • Etymology: 1580–90; < L… …   From formal English to slang

  • transalpine — adjective On the other side of the Alps (with respect to Rome, therefore the north side) …   Wiktionary

  • transalpine — trans·al·pine || ‚trænz ælpaɪn adj. located beyond the Alps; crossing the Alps …   English contemporary dictionary

  • transalpine — adjective relating to or situated in the area beyond the Alps, especially as viewed from Italy. ↘crossing the Alps. Origin C16: from L. transalpinus, from trans across + alpinus (see alpine) …   English new terms dictionary

  • transalpine — trans·alpine …   English syllables

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