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[trans-mon-teyn, tranz-, trans-mon-teyn, tranz-] /trænsˈmɒn teɪn, trænz-, ˌtræns mɒnˈteɪn, ˌtrænz-/
Origin of transmontane
1720-30; < Latin trānsmontānus; see trans-, mount2, -an Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Of these numbers the transmontane country had but eighty delegates and nine senators.

  • In the Virginia and Pennsylvania capitals, the transmontane country was still a misty region.

    Afloat on the Ohio

    Reuben Gold Thwaites
  • There had always been a disparity between the people of these transmontane counties and the tide-water region.

    Stephen A. Douglas Allen Johnson
  • Now shall ye know, that against the transmontane is the tother star that is clept Antarctic, as I have said before.

British Dictionary definitions for transmontane


adjective, noun
another word for tramontane
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