Definition of ultramontane
1 : of or relating to countries or peoples beyond the mountains (such as the Alps)
2 : favoring greater or absolute supremacy of papal over national or diocesan authority in the Roman Catholic Church
ultramontanenoun, often capitalized
ultramontanismplay \ˌəl-trə-ˈmän-tə-ˌni-zəm\ noun
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