transpontine [trans-pon-tin, -tahyn] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- across or beyond a bridge.
- on the southern side of the Thames in London.
As the outcome of transpontine delicacy it must, however, be respected.
John Camden Hotten
He was wrestling with hideous melodrama, often described to him by patrons of Thespian art at transpontine theatres.
Steak and onions was the strong act of a romantic drama after the very heart of this transpontine rough.
Ernest William Hornung
It is here the same in the melodrama of the transpontine theatre as in the tragedies of the Greek dramatists and Shakespeare.
Alexander H. Japp
This transpontine restriction undoubtedly narrows the life and interests of Julfa.
Isabella L. Bird
British Dictionary definitions for transpontine transpontine adjective
- on or from the far side of a bridge
- archaic on or from the south side of the Thames in London
Word Origin for transpontine C19: trans- + -pontine, from Latin pōns bridge