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- adj. Tramontane.
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- adj. Of or relating to the other side of the mountains.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Across or beyond a mountain or mountains.
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- adj. on or coming from the other side of the mountains (from the speaker)
In that lond, ne in many othere bezonde that, no man may see the sterre transmontane, that is clept the sterre of the see, that is unmevable, and that is toward the northe, that we clepen the lode sterre.
Although cultivation has a general upper limit of about 2,100 meters on slopes exposed to monsoons, people farm crops such as barley, potato and buckwheat at high elevations in the inner valleys and transmontane regions, and in some areas, such as Jumla, Kashmir, Lahoul, and Ladakh, there are major agriculturally based population centers well above this elevation.
Antartyk, thei ben streghte, feet azen feet of hem, that dwellen undre the transmontane; als wel as wee and thei that dwellyn undre us, ben feet azenst feet.
There is a pretty Protestant Church in 1820 Gothic on one side of the square and a vast, unfinished Catholic cathedral opposite it, conceived in that irresponsible medley of architectural orders that is so dear to the hearts of transmontane pietists.
After relating their regard for women, the discourses of their old men, and their wars against a transmontane people, Montaigne comes to their cannibalism.
The lands in the transmontane country had risen to a value of only fifteen million dollars less than the cash value of the lands east of the Blue
The transmontane people, the people of the Valley and some of those of the Piedmont were arrayed against the aristocratic land owners of the
But at that time they inhabited only a small portion of the country and had not obtained any transmontane sovereignty.
Dio's Rome, Volume 2 An Historical Narrative Originally Composed in Greek During the Reigns of Septimius Severus, Geta and Caracalla, Macrinus, Elagabalus and Alexander Severus; and Now Presented in English Form. Second Volume Extant Books 36-44 (B.C. 69-44).
British ministers soberly and seriously discussed the American problem, the vital phase to them was not the disturbances of the maddening crowd of Boston and New York, but the development of that vast transmontane region that was acquired in 1763 by the treaty of Paris.
It was in accordance with human nature and the principles of political economy that this unknown extent of uninhabited transmontane land, widely renowned for beauty, richness, and fertility, should excite grandiose dreams