Click or tap here to find out how this works
Tip: insert a question mark by pressing your spacebar.
Definitions for: ULTRAMONTANISM
- (n.) The principles of those within the Roman Catholic Church who maintain extreme views favoring the pope's supremacy; -- so used by those living north of the Alps in reference to the Italians; -- rarely used in an opposite sense, as referring to the views of those living north of the Alps and opposed to the papal claims. Cf. Gallicanism.