ultramontane

adjective
ul·tra·mon·tane | \ˌəl-trə-ˈmän-ˌtān, -ˌmän-ˈtān \

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

Other Words from ultramontane

ultramontane noun often capitalized
ultramontanism \ˌəl-trə-ˈmän-tə-ˌni-zəm \ noun

First Known Use of ultramontane

circa 1618, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for ultramontane

Medieval Latin ultramontanus, from Latin ultra- + mont-, mons mountain — more at mount

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