Definition of cismontane in English:

cismontane

adjective

  • On this side of the mountains, especially the Alps.

    Compare with cisalpine
    • ‘The study region falls within the cismontane region of central and southern California.’
    • ‘Three are resident in cismontane California and Baja California.’
    • ‘In the 1990's a number of residential projects in cismontane oak savannahs and open mixed chaparral habitats are likely to endanger some back country populations of this inconspicuous annual.’

Pronunciation

cismontane

/sɪsˈmɑnˌteɪn//sisˈmänˌtān/