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Cisalpine

adjective
1.
On the Italian or Roman side of the Alps.  Synonym: ultramontane.






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"Cisalpine" Quotes from Famous Books



... Italy for you. I should think that, at first, they will seek for you in the north, thinking that you would be likely, after taking to the hills—which you would be sure to do, for such a party could never hope to traverse the plains unnoticed —to keep along the chain to the north, cross the Cisalpine plains, and try the passage ...
— Beric the Briton - A Story of the Roman Invasion • G. A. Henty

... the Legislative Body announced that the ambassador of the Cisalpine Republic had sent a present of three hundred medals, struck on occasion of the peace and of the forum Bonaparte, which medals were distributed to ...
— Paris As It Was and As It Is • Francis W. Blagdon

... less a person than the Lord Egidio Oberto Gambara, Cardinal of Brescia, Governor of Piacenza and Papal Legate to Cisalpine Gaul. ...
— The Strolling Saint • Raphael Sabatini



Words linked to "Cisalpine" :   cismontane



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