[ sis-mon-teyn ]
/ sɪsˈmɒn teɪn /
on this (the speaker's or writer's) side of the mountains, especially the Alps.
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Example sentences from the Web for cismontane
Sustained by the united support of Cismontane Christendom, the council resolutely went its way.A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume II|Henry Charles Lea
But this I will do—thank you most sincerely for the compliment you pay us Cismontane heretics.Yeast: A Problem|Charles Kingsley
British Dictionary definitions for cismontane
/ (sɪsˈmɒnteɪn) /
on this (the writer's or speaker's) side of the mountains, esp the AlpsCompare ultramontane (def. 1)
Word Origin for cismontane
C18: from Latin cis- + montānus of the mountains, from mōns mountain
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