Definition of ultramontane:

part of speech: noun

One who lives beyond the mountains; especially, one who lives south of the Alps.

part of speech: noun

Being beyond the mountains or Alps; holding extreme views with regard to the power and rights of the Pope.

part of speech: adjective

On the other side of the mountains, especially the Alps.

part of speech: adjective

Being beyond the mountains ( i. e. the Alps): orig. used in Italy of the French, Germans, etc.; afterwards applied by the northern nations to the Italians, hence its present meaning- viz., holding or denoting extreme views as to the Pope's rights and supremacy.

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