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Adjective: ultramontane  ,úl-tru'món,teyn
  1. Of or relating to ultramontanism
  2. On or relating to or characteristic of the region or peoples beyond the Alps from Italy (or north of the Alps)
    "ancient ultramontane Gaul was an area northwest of the Alps and included modern France and Belgium";
    - transalpine
  3. On the Italian or Roman side of the Alps
    "ancient ultramontane Gaul included an area south and east of the Alps";
    - cisalpine
Noun: ultramontane  ,úl-tru'món,teyn
  1. A Roman Catholic who advocates ultramontanism (supreme papal authority in matters of faith and discipline)

Derived forms: ultramontanes

See also: cismontane, tramontane, transmontane

Type of: Roman Catholic

Encyclopedia: Ultramontane