[ trah-muhn-tah-nuh, -tan-uh; Italian trah-mawn-tah-nah ]

noun,plural tra·mon·ta·nas, Italian tra·mon·ta·ne [trah-mawn-tah-ne]. /ˌtrɑ mɔnˈtɑ nɛ/.
  1. a cold wind from the north or northeast that blows in the western Mediterranean.

  2. any north wind issuing from a mountainous region.

Origin of tramontana

1605–15; <Italian, noun use of feminine of tramontanotramontane

Words Nearby tramontana Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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