cisalpine

adjective
cis·​al·​pine | \ (ˌ)sis-ˈal-ˌpīn How to pronounce cisalpine (audio) \

Definition of cisalpine

: situated on the south side of the Alps Cisalpine Gaul — compare transalpine

First Known Use of cisalpine

1542, in the meaning defined above

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“Cisalpine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cisalpine. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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