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 (trăns-mŏn′tān′, trănz-, trăns′mŏn-tān′, trănz′-)

[Latin trānsmontānus; see tramontane.]
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another word for tramontane
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(trəˈmɒn teɪn, ˈtræm ənˌteɪn)

adj. Also, transmontane.
1. being or situated beyond the mountains, esp. the Alps, as viewed in Italy.
2. foreign.
3. a person who lives beyond the mountains.
4. a foreigner.
[1585–95; Middle English tramountayne pole star < Italian tramontano < Latin trānsmontānus beyond the mountains. See trans-, mount2, -an1]
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Adj.1.transmontane - on or coming from the other side of the mountains (from the speaker)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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Dress styles of the Plateau and Transmontane are uniquely different than those of their western Plains counterparts.
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Because of its location near several major ecosystems, vegetation at the site is a mixture of species from the Mojave and Sonoran deserts as well as cis- and transmontane (sensu Schoenherr 1992) chaparral and coastal sage scrub plants.