Meaning of transalpine

trans•al•pine

Pronunciation: (trans-al'pīn, -pin, tranz-), [key]
— adj.
  1. situated beyond the Alps, esp. toward the north as viewed from Italy.
  2. passing or extending across or through the Alps: a transalpine railway.
  3. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of peoples or lands beyond the Alps.
—n.
  1. a native or inhabitant of a country beyond the Alps.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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