cismontane

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

Definition of cismontane

1 : cisalpine — compare tramontane, ultramontane
2 : situated on the nearer side of any mountains cismontane California

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History and Etymology for cismontane

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

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“Cismontane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cismontane. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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