Definition of ultramontanism in US English:

ultramontanism

noun

  • See ultramontane

    • ‘But Milner's Catholicism was no mere ivory-tower ultramontanism.’
    • ‘Brian Clark outlines the underlying similarities between ultramontanism and evangelicalism.’
    • ‘The support for Mary, a universal saint, may sometimes have been at the expense of local cults, making Marian devotions a central element in the progress of ultramontanism.’
    • ‘To do this, he needed to single out the Catholics as being guilty of separatism and ultramontanism.’
    • ‘The third section shifts from liberalism to socialism, and from a study of the rise of Ultramontanism to that of Ultramontanism in practice.’

Pronunciation

ultramontanism

/ˌəltrəˈmän(t)əˌnizəm/