cisalpine(redirected from Cisalpine (disambiguation))
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Relating to, living on, or coming from the southern side of the Alps.
[Latin Cisalpīnus : cis-, cis- + alpīnus, alpine; see alpine.]
1. (Physical Geography) on this (the southern) side of the Alps, as viewed from Rome
2. (Roman Catholic Church) relating to a movement in the Roman Catholic Church to minimize the authority of the pope and to emphasize the independence of branches of the Church. Compare ultramontane2
cis•al•pine(sɪsˈæl paɪn, -pɪn)
on this (the Roman or south) side of the Alps.