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altĭsŏnus, a, um, adj. [alte-sonus].

  1. I. High-sounding, sounding from on high (very rare and only poet.): cardo, Enn. ap. Cic. Tusc. 3, 19, 44 (Trag. Rel. p. 25 Rib.): in altisono caeli clupeo, id. ap. Varr. L. L. 5, § 19 Müll.: Juppiter, Cic. Carm. Div. 1, 47: parens, Sen. Herc. Oet. 530: maritus, * Claud. Ep. 2, 27.
  2. II. Trop., high, sublime: Maro, * Juv. 11, 179.