cismontane

adjective cis·mon·tane \(ˈ)si¦smän‧ˌtān\

Definition of cismontane

  1. 1 :  cisalpine — compare tramontane ultramontane

  2. 2 :  situated on the nearer side of any mountains cismontane California

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Origin and Etymology of cismontane

French or Latin; French cismontain, from Latin cismontanus, from cis- + montanus mountainous, from mont-, mons mountain


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