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transpontine

[ trans-pon-tin, -tahyn ]
/ trænsˈpɒn tɪn, -taɪn /
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adjective
across or beyond a bridge.
on the southern side of the Thames in London.
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Origin of transpontine

1835–45; trans- + Latin pont- (stem of pōns) bridge + -ine1
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British Dictionary definitions for transpontine

transpontine
/ (trænzˈpɒntaɪn) /

adjective
on or from the far side of a bridge
archaic on or from the south side of the Thames in London

Word Origin for transpontine

C19: trans- + -pontine, from Latin pōns bridge
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