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 (mŏn-tăn′ə) Abbr. MT or Mont.
A state of the northwest United States bordering on Canada. It was admitted as the 41st state in 1889. Most of the area passed to the United States through the Louisiana Purchase of 1803 and was explored by Lewis and Clark in 1805 and 1806. Split for many years among other western territories, the region was organized as the Montana Territory in 1864. Helena is the capital and Billings the largest city.

Mon·tan′an adj. & n.


(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Montana
(Placename) of or relating to Montana or its inhabitants
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Noun1.Montanan - a native or resident of Montana
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
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In this update of the 1997 edition, a lifelong Montanan offers the "first, best source of information about Big Sky country" for residents, tourists, and Western US history buffs.
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Montanans mean what they say and say what they mean," said John Morse, the third-generation Montanan hired to run the ranch for his Japanese masters.
In their introductions, Flandrin and Montanan duly note the formation of colonial empires that "subjected European cuisine to influences from the four corners of the globe" (p.
Where previously a Montanan could bury anyone he or she wanted on private land, the new regulations decreed one could only bury one's family.
One of them is Oregon painter Joelle Smith, who does watercolors of ranch life: horses painted so you can practically hear them snort, cowboys presented with such careful detail you can differentiate a Nevada wrangler from a Montanan.
Olszewski is a 3rd generation Montanan, the oldest of seven children, born and raised in Great Falls.

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