transpontine


transpontine

transpontine [trans-pon-tin, -tahyn] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. across or beyond a bridge.
  2. on the southern side of the Thames in London.

Origin of transpontine 1835–45; trans- + Latin pont- (stem of pōns) bridge + -ine1 Examples from the Web for transpontine Historical Examples of transpontine

  • As the outcome of transpontine delicacy it must, however, be respected.

    The Slang Dictionary

    John Camden Hotten

  • He was wrestling with hideous melodrama, often described to him by patrons of Thespian art at transpontine theatres.

    Masques & Phases

    Robert Ross

  • Steak and onions was the strong act of a romantic drama after the very heart of this transpontine rough.

    The Crime Doctor

    Ernest William Hornung

  • It is here the same in the melodrama of the transpontine theatre as in the tragedies of the Greek dramatists and Shakespeare.

    Robert Louis Stevenson

    Alexander H. Japp

  • This transpontine restriction undoubtedly narrows the life and interests of Julfa.

    Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume I (of 2)

    Isabella L. Bird

  • British Dictionary definitions for transpontine transpontine adjective

    1. on or from the far side of a bridge
    2. archaic on or from the south side of the Thames in London

    Word Origin for transpontine C19: trans- + -pontine, from Latin pōns bridge

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