transalpine

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adjective trans·al·pine \tran(t)s-ˈal-ˌpīn, tranz-\

Definition of transalpine

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

Origin and Etymology of transalpine

Latin transalpinus, from trans- + Alpes the Alps


First Known Use: 1590

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