Montpellier(redirected from Baron de Montpellier)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
A city of southern France near the Mediterranean Sea west-northwest of Marseille. Founded in the tenth century, it was purchased by Philip VI of France in 1349. The city was later a Huguenot center and was besieged and captured by Louis XIII in 1622.
(Placename) a city in S France, the chief town of Languedoc: its university was founded by Pope Nicholas IV in 1289; wine trade. Pop: 254 974 (2006)
a city in S France. 221,307.