tramontane


1tra·mon·tane

noun \trə-ˈmän-ˌtān, ˌtra-mən-ˈ\

Definition of TRAMONTANE

:  one dwelling in a tramontane region; broadly :  foreigner

First Known Use of TRAMONTANE

1593

2tramontane

adjective

Definition of TRAMONTANE

2
:  lying on or coming from the other side of a mountain range

Origin of TRAMONTANE

Italian tramontano, from Latin transmontanus, from trans- + mont-, mons mountain — more at mount
First Known Use: 1596

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