Pronunciation: (tru-mon'tān, tram'un-tān"),[key] —adj.Also,transmontane. 1. being or situated beyond the mountains.
2. beyond the Alps as viewed from Italy; transalpine.
3. of, pertaining to, or coming from the other side of the mountains.
4. foreign; barbarous.
—n. 1. a person who lives beyond the mountains: formerly applied by the Italians to the peoples beyond the Alps, and by the latter to the Italians.
2. a foreigner; outlander; barbarian.
3. a violent, polar wind from the northwest that blows in southern France.