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Situated on this side of the mountains, especially the Alps.


(Physical Geography) on this (the writer's or speaker's) side of the mountains, esp the Alps. Compare ultramontane1
[C18: from Latin cis- + montānus of the mountains, from mōns mountain]


(sɪsˈmɒn teɪn)

on this (the speaker's or writer's) side of the mountains, esp. the Alps.
[1820–30; < Latin cismontānus]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cismontane - on this (the speaker's) side of the mountains; "a contest in Virginia between a cismontane and a tramontane people"
tramontane, transmontane - on or coming from the other side of the mountains (from the speaker); "the transmontane section of the state"; "tramontane winds"
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If a speaker's position is cismontane, from where is he speaking?
Every year at Rock & Brews, we do a Holiday Ale Fest when we bring in about 15 holiday beers, both local and from around the world," says Games, including one of his favorites, Dead Santa from Cismontane Brewery.
Over the last few years, Justin and Sarah have been refining their craft beer skills while receiving mentoring from the teams at Orange County's Cismontane Brewing and their neighbors at Mammoth Brewing Company, just one town over from June Lake.