ultramontane

Part of speech: adjective

Situated beyond the mountains, especially south of the Alps, that is Italian or papal.

Part of speech: noun

Ultramontanism.

Part of speech: noun

Ultramontanist.

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Usage examples "ultramontane":

  1. And without facts on the other side, an impartial man will hold by the one fact which is certain, that the Church of England, popish as it was, was, unfortunately for it, not popish enough; and from its insular freedom, obnoxious to the Church of Rome, and the ultramontane clergy of Normandy; and was therefore to be believed capable- and therefore again accused- of any and every crime. - "Hereward, The Last of the English", Charles Kingsley.
  2. The pretensions of the ultramontane clergy are, indeed, remarkable enough to attract the attention of others besides the liberals of Bavaria. - "Saunterings", Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009.