located beyond or coming from beyond the mountains, specif. the Alps (from the viewpoint of Italy)
Origin of tramontaneItalian tramontano from Classical Latin transmontanus, beyond the mountains from tra- (see trans-) + mons (gen. montis), mount
- a tramontane person
- a foreigner; stranger
- Dwelling beyond or coming from the far side of the mountains, especially the Alps as viewed from Italy.
- From another country; foreign.
- A person who lives beyond the mountains.
- A foreigner; a stranger.
- A cold north wind in Italy.
Origin of tramontaneItalian tramontano from Latin trānsmontānus trāns- trans- montānus of a mountain ; see mountain .
(comparative more tramontane, superlative most tramontane)