cisalpine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj cisalpine on the Italian or Roman side of the Alps "ancient cisalpine Gaul included an area south and east of the Alps"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Cisalpine On the hither side of the Alps with reference to Rome, that is, on the south side of the Alps; -- opposed to transalpine.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • cisalpine Situated on this side of the Alps, with regard to Rome—that is, on the south of the Alps: opposed to transalpine.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Cisalpine sis-alp′in on this side—i.e. on the Roman side—of the Alps
    • Cisalpine So Cisatlan′tic
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. Cisalpinus,; cis, on this side + Alpinus, Alpine

Usage

In literature:

He was no less a person than the Lord Egidio Oberto Gambara, Cardinal of Brescia, Governor of Piacenza and Papal Legate to Cisalpine Gaul.
"The Strolling Saint" by Raphael Sabatini
It is the necklace which the Cisalpine Republic gave me, and which I now wear in my hair.
"Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete" by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
Rome had now thoroughly subdued the Samnites and the Etruscans, and had gained numerous victories over the Cisalpine Gauls.
"The Fifteen Decisive Battles of The World From Marathon to Waterloo" by Edward Creasy
In 91 he was Quaestor in Cisalpine Gaul.
"History of Rome from the Earliest times down to 476 AD" by Robert F. Pennell
By the end of September Octavian was again in Cisalpine Gaul and in close negotiation with Antony and Lepidus.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 2" by Various
CISALPINE GAUL, territory occupied by Gauls on the Italian or south side of the Alps.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
The Hapsburgs recognized the independence of the now enlarged Cisalpine Republic.
"The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)" by John Holland Rose
Dec. Brutus repaired to Cisalpine Gaul, M. Brutus to Macedonia, and Cassius to Syria.
"A Smaller History of Rome" by William Smith and Eugene Lawrence
The Cisalpine Republic, 1797.
"The Governments of Europe" by Frederic Austin Ogg
Cisalpine Republic, the, 470.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
All resistance from Cisalpine Gaul now ceased.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 348" by Various
The warlike habits and predatory dispositions of the Cisalpine Gauls afforded the means of obtaining this necessary succour.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 356, June, 1845" by Various
His birthplace was Comum in Cisalpine Gaul, according to Sueton.
"The Student's Companion to Latin Authors" by George Middleton
He sent his brother Caius to Macedonia, and himself claimed to be Governor of Cisalpine Gaul.
"The Life of Cicero" by Anthony Trollope
The people of Cisalpine Gaul, for instance, had no Druidic priesthood.
"Legends & Romances of Brittany" by Lewis Spence
The Italian Republic succeeded the Cisalpine Republic, and Napoleon was elected President.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 1" by Various
Decius Brutus, one of his old Gallic officers, was praetor elect, and was to be gratified with the rich province of Cisalpine Gaul.
"Stories of the Olden Time" by Various
In the old Roman days the country watered by the Po was not a part of Italy; it was Cisalpine Gaul.
"From the Lakes of Killarney to the Golden Horn" by Henry M. Field
M. Lepidus had been nominated to Transalpine, and D. Brutus to Cisalpine Gaul.
"A Manual of Ancient History" by A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren
It was only at a much later time that Cisalpine Gaul began to be considered a part of Italy.
"The Two Great Republics: Rome and the United States" by James Hamilton Lewis
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