cisalpine

adjective

cis·​al·​pine (ˌ)sis-ˈal-ˌpīn How to pronounce cisalpine (audio)
: situated on the south side of the Alps
Cisalpine Gaul
compare transalpine

Word History

First Known Use

1542, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cisalpine was in 1542

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“Cisalpine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cisalpine. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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