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.

Nearby words

  1. transplantee,
  2. transplanting,
  3. transpolar,
  4. transponder,
  5. transponible,
  6. transport,
  7. transport café,
  8. transport maximum,
  9. transport medium,
  10. transport number

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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