transpadane


transpadane

transpadane [trans-puh-deyn, trans-pey-deyn] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. on the farther side, especially the northern side of the Po River.

Origin of transpadane 1610–20; Latin trānspadānus beyond the Po, equivalent to trāns- trans- + Pad(us) Po + -ānus -ane Examples from the Web for transpadane Historical Examples of transpadane

  • And he stands in this perhaps not so much for himself as for a Transpadane school.

    The Oxford Book of Latin Verse

    Various

  • The disquiet of the outlying cities on the borders of Lombardy was due to a desire for union with the Transpadane Republic.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

    William Milligan Sloane

  • Two constitutions were needed for new-born states, the republics known thus far as the Transpadane and the Cispadane.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

    William Milligan Sloane

  • Vergil himself—if, as seems likely, the Catalepton be a genuine work of Vergil—did not escape the Transpadane fashion.

    The Oxford Book of Latin Verse

    Various

  • Horace is speaking there of the Vergil of the Transpadane period: the reference is to the Eclogues.

    The Oxford Book of Latin Verse

    Various

  • British Dictionary definitions for transpadane transpadane adjective

    1. (prenominal) on or from the far (or north) side of the River Po, as viewed from RomeCompare cispadane

    Word Origin for transpadane C17: from Latin Transpadānus, from trans- + Padus the River Po

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