What is another word for ultramontane?

78 synonyms found


[ ˌʊltɹɐmˈɒnte͡ɪn], [ ˌʊltɹɐmˈɒnte‍ɪn], [ ˌʊ_l_t_ɹ_ɐ_m_ˈɒ_n_t_eɪ_n]

Ultramontane is a term used to describe someone who follows doctrines or ideas that come from beyond the mountains, specifically referring to the Alps. Synonyms for this word include conservative, traditionalist, orthodox, and fundamentalist. It can also be associated with devoutness, particularly in the Catholic Church, which is why ultramontane is sometimes used interchangeably with the term "Roman Catholic." Other synonyms for ultramontane include reactionary, extreme, and archaic. The word is often used to describe certain political or religious views, particularly those that are seen as old-fashioned or out of touch with modern society.

How to use "Ultramontane" in context?

Ultra-montane ecosystems are located above 3,500m on mountainsides and ranges. These ecosystems are particularly rich in biodiversity and include endemic plants and animals found nowhere else on Earth.

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