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submontane

[suhb-mon-teyn]
adjective
  1. under or beneath a mountain or mountains.
  2. at or near the foot of mountains.
  3. pertaining or belonging to the lower slopes of mountains.
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Origin of submontane

1810–20; < Late Latin submontānus; see sub-, montane
Related formssub·mon·tane·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for submontane

submontane

adjective
  1. situated on or characteristic of the lower slopes of a mountain
  2. beneath a mountain or mountain range
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Derived Formssubmontanely, adverb

Word Origin for submontane

C19: from Latin sub- + mōns mountain
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