cispontine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cis- +‎ Latin pōns

Adjective[edit]

cispontine (not comparable)

  1. On this side of the bridge (or bridges).
    Antonym: transpontine
    • 1882, The Theatre: A Monthly Review and Magazine, page 35:
      Blood and thunder melodrama was once transpontine : it is now cispontine. It has crossed the Thames, and come over the bridges.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In London, refers to the parts north of the Thames.

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