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adj. beyond the mountains (especially the Alps); one who believes in concentration of power in the hands of the Pope (Roman Catholic Church)

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Ultramontanism is a clerical political conception within the Catholic Church that places strong emphasis on the prerogatives and powers of the Pope.

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1. a Roman Catholic who advocates ultramontanism (supreme papal authority in matters of faith and discipline)
(hypernym) Roman Catholic

1. of or relating to ultramonatism
(pertainym) ultramontanism
2. on or relating to or characteristic of the region or peoples beyond the Alps from Italy (or north of the Alps); "ancient transalpine Gaul was an area northwest of the Alps and included modern France and Belgium"; "Cracow was a transalpine university"
(synonym) transalpine
(similar) tramontane, transmontane
3. on the Italian or Roman side of the Alps; "ancient cisalpine Gaul included an area south and east of the Alps"
(synonym) cisalpine
(similar) cismontane

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adj. ultramontane, beyond the mountains (especially the Alps)

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adj. ultramontane, beyond the mountains; foreign

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