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cisalpine


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cisalpine  \Cis*al"pine\,  a.  [L.  Cisalpinus  cis  on  this  side  + 
  Alpinus  Alpine.] 
  On  the  hither  side  of  the  Alps  with  reference  to  Rome,  that 
  is  on  the  south  side  of  the  Alps;  --  opposed  to  transalpine. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cisalpine 
  adj  :  on  the  Italian  or  Roman  side  of  the  Alps;  "ancient  cisalpine 
  Gaul  included  an  area  south  and  east  of  the  Alps"  [syn: 
  {ultramontane}] 




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