[mawn-san-mee-shel] /mɔ̃ sɛ̃ miˈʃɛl/
a rocky islet near the coast of NW France, in an inlet of the Gulf of St. Malo: famous abbey and fortress.
a rocky islet off the coast of NW France, accessible at low tide by a causeway, in the Bay of St Michel (an inlet of the Gulf of St Malo): Benedictine abbey (966), used as a prison from the Revolution until 1863; reoccupied by Benedictine monks since 1966. Area: 1 hectare (3 acres)
[mont-suh-rat; for 2 also Spanish mawn-ser-raht] /ˌmɒnt səˈræt; for 2 also Spanish ˌmɔn sɛrˈrɑt/ noun 1. an island in the Leeward Islands, in the SE West Indies: a British crown colony. 39½ sq. mi. (102 sq. km). Capital: Plymouth. 2. a mountain in NE Spain, NW of Barcelona: the site of Montserrat Monastery. 4058 feet […]
[mont-vil] /ˈmɒnt vɪl/ noun 1. a town in SE Connecticut.
[mont-guhm-uh-ree, -guhm-ree] /mɒntˈgʌm ə ri, -ˈgʌm ri/ noun 1. Bernard Law, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein (“Monty”) 1887–1976, British field marshal: World War II commander of British 8th Army in Africa and Europe. 2. Lucy Maud, 1874–1942, Canadian writer, creator of Anne of Green Gables. 3. Richard, 1736–75, American Revolutionary general. 4. Wes (John Leslie […]
- Monty python
An Anglo-American comedy troupe that became widely known in the late 1960s and 1970s for its irreverent, fast-paced television series. The show featured skits, such as the “Ministry of Silly Walks,” and highly original graphics. The members of the group included Graham Chapin, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin.