American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Relating to, living on, or coming from the other side of the Alps, especially as viewed from Italy.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Being or situated beyond the Alps, especially from Rome: as, transalpine Gaul: opposed to cisalpine. Compare transmontane.
- n. A native or an inhabitant of a country beyond the Alps, generally with reference to Rome.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Being on the farther side of the Alps in regard to Rome, that is, on the north or west side of the Alps; of or pertaining to the region or the people beyond the Alps; ; -- opposed to
- n. A native or inhabitant of a country beyond the Alps, that is, out of Italy.
- adj. on or relating to or characteristic of the region or peoples beyond the Alps from Italy (or north of the Alps)
- n. one living on or coming from the other side of the Alps from Italy
“As for the cardinal, called the transalpine pope, and his Holiness, by”
“Sebastien Bozon/AFP/Getty Images A Chinese journalist took a photo of the 35 mile railway tunnel under construction in the Alps. The transalpine rail connection "is a key project for sustaining the long-term viability of both passenger and goods traffic," says Manfred Schellhammer, managing director of freight and logistics company Kuehne & Nagel International AG.”
“Substantial wreckovations very close to iconoclam are fare more widespread or omnipresent in transalpine countries like Germany and Austria.”
“With Science in the Kitchen, Italy emerged from under the gastronomic shadow of its transalpine neighbor.”
“Or worse-one or more of the transalpine drunken troublemakers who habituated the sole drinking establishment of metropolitan Bug Jump, California?”
“In the seventeenth century Vasari's polemic was echoed in transalpine Europe, not only by specialist writers on the visual arts such as Sir Henry Wotton and Joachim von Sandrart, but also by poets such as”
“Gothard, the initiative does, in fact, belong by good right to the powerful "Iron Chancellor," so we have never dreamed of robbing Germany of the glory (and it is a true glory) of having created the second of the great transalpine routes, that open to European products a new gate to the Oriental world.”
“The horses and armour of the Italian men at arms were reckoned superior to those of the transalpine nations against which they had measured themselves in France, during "the war of the public weal.”
“Marseilles, that she was the first of Rome's transalpine colonies, and that under Tiberius her schools rivalled those of the Capital of the world.”
“There was much to captivate the imagination of the youthful Torquato in this wonderful city of the sea, then in the zenith of its fame, surpassing all the capitals of transalpine Europe in the extent of its commerce, in refinement of manners, and in the cultivation of learning and the arts.”
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