Transpadana

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From trāns (across) and Padus, literally meaning something is situated across the river Po.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Trānspadāna f (genitive Trānspadānae); first declension

  1. (by extension) Often used for the name for a geographical entity that is situated across the river Po.

Descendants[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Trānspadāna f (genitive Trānspadānae); first declension

  1. A placename for a Roman province, with gubernatorial seat at Mediolanum (Roman Milan, later capital of Lombardy).
  2. In modern history, a placename for the short-lived Transpadane Republic.

References[edit]

  • Westermann, Großer Atlas zur Weltgeschichte (in German)