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Mon·ta·gu

 (mŏn′tə-gyo͞o′), Ashley Originally Israel Ehrenberg. 1905-1999.
British-born American anthropologist whose books, such as The Natural Superiority of Women (1953), helped popularize anthropology.

Montagu

, Lady Mary Wortley 1689-1762.
English writer noted for her erudite and amusing letters, first published in Turkish Letters (1763).

Montagu

(ˈmɒntəˌɡjuː)
n
1. (Biography) Charles. See (Earl of) Halifax12
2. (Biography) Lady Mary Wortley. 1689–1762, English writer, noted for her Letters from the East (1763)

Mon•ta•gu

(ˈmɒn təˌgyu)

n.
Lady Mary Wortley (Mary Pierrepont), 1689–1762, English author.
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I am sure I knew nothing about him, except that he had originally been alone in the business, and now lived by himself in a house near Montagu Square, which was fearfully in want of painting; that he came very late of a day, and went away very early; that he never appeared to be consulted about anything; and that he had a dingy little black-hole of his own upstairs, where no business was ever done, and where there was a yellow old cartridge-paper pad upon his desk, unsoiled by ink, and reported to be twenty years of age.
So I tuck Asa Montagu, and he tuck Absalom Bement, and they two tuck old Squire Napthali Green.
This Jacqueline was so called from the name of the wife of Jean Montagu, who had given it to the church, which had not prevented his going and figuring without his head at Montfauçon.
My diary informs me, that I was accidentally passing Aunt Verinder's house in Montagu Square, on Monday, 3rd July, 1848.
Godfrey's absence from our Monday evening meeting had been occasioned by a consultation of the authorities, at which he was requested to assist--and all the explanations required being now given, I may proceed with the simpler story of my own little personal experiences in Montagu Square.
Newcastle City, second in Division One, will host bottom side Montagu and North Fenham in a derby clash in the Under-17 Cup.
HISTORIC vehicle champion Edward, 3rd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu, has died, aged 88, after a short illness.
LORD Montagu, who established the National Motor Museum, has died aged 88.
The album reveals that one of those taking part in the event was John Montagu, father of the current Lord Montagu, who founded the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu in Hampshire.
This date was chosen in honor of the birthday in 1718 of John Montagu, the fourht Earl of Sandwich, and the purported inventor of the sandwich as fast food.
HSBC Holdings Plc (LSE: HSBA) has announced a plan to sell its stake in Montagu Private Equity LLP.
No," said John Montagu, Fourth Earl Of Sandwich, "We will continue to play the game Faro, this being the 18th century and Faro, consequently, being all the rage.