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British Dictionary definitions for cispadane

cispadane

adjective
  1. on this (the southern) side of the River Po, as viewed from RomeCompare transpadane

Word Origin

from Latin cis- + Padānus of the Po
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Examples from the Web for cispadane

Historical Examples

  • Two constitutions were needed for new-born states, the republics known thus far as the Transpadane and the Cispadane.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

    William Milligan Sloane

  • Was it now to be provisioned, in order that the Directory might barter away the Cispadane Republic?


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