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Tramontane  n.  One living beyond the mountains; hence, a foreigner; a stranger.

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"Tramontane" Quotes from Famous Books

... subscribers for the fulfilment of his task, arose from, and could have arisen from nothing else than, his conscious ignorance of Greek in connection with the solemn responsibilities he had assumed in the face of a great nation. Nay, even countries as presumptuously disdainful of tramontane literature as Italy took an interest in this memorable undertaking. Bishop Berkeley found Salvini reading it at Florence; and Madame Dacier even, who read little but Greek, and certainly no English until then, condescended to study it. Pope's dejection, therefore, or rather agitation (for it impressed ...
— Biographical Essays • Thomas de Quincey

Words linked to "Tramontane" :   strange, norther, foreign, northerly, ultramontane, north wind, transalpine

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