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cisalpine

1. on this (the southern) side of the Alps, as viewed from Rome
2. relating to a movement in the Roman Catholic Church to minimize the authority of the pope and to emphasize the independence of branches of the Church
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(28) The Cisalpine movement proved to have Swiss fundaments as well, and proposed the federalist form of trans-Padanian Cisalpine cantons, with capital in Milan.
These nations were geographically designated and in Padua included cisalpine and transalpine areas.
Commissions and retainers had to be paid in cash, and by 1803 he was receiving regular bribes from Austria, Prussia, Naples, the Pope, the King of Sardinia, the Cisalpine Republic, the Batavian Republic, and the Ottoman Grand Vizier.
Under the peace treaty of Campo Formio, the Cisalpine and Ligurian Republics were established under French influence.
Titus Livius (64 or 59 BCE-17 CE) lived in the backwoods of Cisalpine Gaul, now northern Italy, and does not seem to have been engaged in the literary or political circles of Rome.
Berington, Butler, and Lingard, each a Cisalpine insofar as he was willing to consider doctrinal matters secondary to political emancipation (although not all scholars consider this an appropriate label as regards Lingard), deflected traditional anti-Catholic objections to the Jesuits.
Narrator C: The following year, Caesar receives a military command that includes the Roman province of Cisalpine Gaul.
In standard language, our two prefixes serve to locate the referent of the head noun of a noun phrase with respect to the referent of the base of the prefixed adjective, which is conceptualized as a frontier: cisalpine region, for example, means 'region located on this side of the Alps' (from the point of view of the speaker/writer), while transalpine region means 'region located on the other side of the Alps.' In order to understand the usage in chemistry, look at Figure 1 displaying the structure of cis-2-butene and trans-2-butene.
This stream marked the boundary between Italy proper and Cisalpine Gaul, inside which a general was not to lead his army without express permission of the Senate; to do so amounted to a declaration of civil war.
His doctoral thesis had been on the Napoleonic Cisalpine Republic, where he encountered some of the bizarre characters and phenomena that provided the subject matter of The Mythology of Secret Societies (1972).
The Po Valley was colonized by Romans and Italians, organized as the province of Cisalpine Gaul about 81 B.C.