[ 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 Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for transmontane

  • Of these numbers the transmontane country had but eighty delegates and nine senators.

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

    Stephen A. Douglas|Allen Johnson
  • In the Virginia and Pennsylvania capitals, the transmontane country was still a misty region.

    Afloat on the Ohio|Reuben Gold Thwaites
  • 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


/ (ˌtrænzmɒnˈteɪn) /

adjective, noun

another word for tramontane
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