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Cismontane
Cismontane Cis*mon"tane, a. [Pref. cis- + L. mons mountain.] On this side of the mountains. See under Ultramontane.
Intermontane
Intermontane In`ter*mon"tane, a. [Pref. inter- + L. montanus belonging to a mountain, fr. mons, montis, mountain.] Between mountains; as, intermontane soil.
Tramontane
Tramontane Tra*mon"tane, n. One living beyond the mountains; hence, a foreigner; a stranger.
Tramontane
Tramontane Tra*mon"tane, a. [OF. tramontain, It. tramontano, L. transmontanus; trans across, beyond + mons, montis, mountain.] Lying or being beyond the mountains; coming from the other side of the mountains; hence, foreign; barbarous. Note: The Italians sometimes use this epithet for ultramontane, and apply it to the countries north of the Alps, as France and Germany, and especially to their ecclesiastics, jurists, painters, etc.; and a north wind is called a tramontane wind. The French lawyers call certain Italian canonists tramontane, or ultramontane, doctors; considering them as favoring too much the court of Rome. See Ultramontane.

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- Montane ecosystems are found on the slopes of mountains. The alpine climate in these regions strongly affects the ecosystem because temperatures fall...
- The montane guinea pig (Cavia tschudii) is a species of caviid rodent found in the Andes in South America. The montane guinea pig is the likely ancestor...
- forest, primas forest, or tropical montane cloud forest (TMCF), is a generally tropical or subtropical, evergreen, montane, moist forest characterized by...
- Montane gr****lands and shrublands is a biome defined by the World Wildlife Fund. The biome includes high altitude gr****lands and shrublands around the...
- Cocido montañés ('highlander stew' or 'mountain stew') is a rich hearty Spanish bean stew, originally from and most commonly found in Cantabria in northern...
- The Montane Cordillera Ecozone, as defined by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC), is an ecozone in south-central British Columbia and...
- Alpine tundra occurs at high enough altitude at any latitude. Portions of montane gr****lands and shrublands ecoregions worldwide include alpine tundra. Large...
- The montane hutia (Isolobodon mont****) is an extinct species of rodent in the subfamily Capromyinae. It was endemic to Hispaniola (the Dominican Republic...
- into three distinct ecoregions, distinguished by elevation. The Ethiopian montane forests lie between 1,100 and 1,800 meters elevation, above the lowland...
- been described by the World Wide Fund for Nature as the Drakensberg alti-montane gr****lands and woodlands ecoregion. These steep slopes are the most southerly...