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a combining form with the meaning “high,” used in the formation of compound words:
altigram, altitude.
Historical Examples

The Constantinian line of fortifications, therefore, ran a little to the east of the quarter of alti Mermer.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 2 Various

The other indication is the name alti Mermer (the six columns) given to a quarter in the same neighbourhood.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 2 Various

combining form
indicating height or altitude: altimeter


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