a town and resort in W Switzerland, in Vaud canton on Lake Geneva; annual television festival. Pop: 22 454 (2000)
[mon-trohz] /mɒnˈtroʊz/ noun 1. James Graham, Marquis of, 1612–50, Scottish supporter of Charles I. /mɒnˈtrəʊz/ noun 1. James Graham, 1st Marquess and 5th Earl of Montrose. 1612–50, Scottish general, noted for his victories in Scotland for Charles I in the Civil War. He was later captured and hanged
[French mawn-rwa-yal] /French mɔ̃ rwaˈyal/ noun 1. a town in S Quebec, in E Canada: suburb of Montreal.
[mawn-san-mee-shel] /mɔ̃ sɛ̃ miˈʃɛl/ noun 1. a rocky islet near the coast of NW France, in an inlet of the Gulf of St. Malo: famous abbey and fortress. /French mɔ̃sɛ̃miʃɛl/ noun 1. a rocky islet off the coast of NW France, accessible at low tide by a causeway, in the Bay of St Michel (an […]
[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 […]