transalpine

adjective
trans·​al·​pine | \ tran(t)s-ˈal-ˌpīn How to pronounce transalpine (audio) , tranz- \

Definition of transalpine

: situated on the north side of the Alps Transalpine Gaul — compare cisalpine

First Known Use of transalpine

1590, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for transalpine

Latin transalpinus, from trans- + Alpes the Alps

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“Transalpine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/transalpine. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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