Definition of citramontane in US English:

citramontane

adjective

historical
  • That is or relates to this (i.e. the nearer) side of the mountains (usually specifically the Alps); = "cismontane". Opposed to ultramontane.

noun

historical
  • An inhabitant or native of an area or country on this (i.e. the nearer) side of the mountains, specifically the Alps. Opposed to ultramontane.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Fynes Moryson (?1566–1630), traveller and writer. From post-classical Latin citramontanus from classical Latin citrā- + montānus.

Pronunciation

citramontane

/ˌsɪtrəˈmɒnteɪn/