Meaning of ultramontanism

ul•tra•mon•ta•nism

Pronunciation: (ul"tru-mon'tn-iz"um), [key]
— n.
  1. the policy of the party in the Roman Catholic Church that favors increasing and enhancing the power and authority of the pope. Cf.
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