(redirected from Montgomerie)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.


 (mŏnt-gŭm′ə-rē, -gŭm′rē)
The capital of Alabama, in the southeast-central part of the state south-southeast of Birmingham. Long an important cotton and livestock market and port on the Alabama River, it served as the first capital of the Confederacy (February to May 1861). In the 1960s, it was the site of the Montgomery bus boycott, a major civil rights protest led by Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr.


(Placename) a city in central Alabama, on the Alabama River: state capital; capital of the Confederacy (1861). Pop: 200 123 (2003 est)


1. (Biography) Bernard Law, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, nicknamed Monty. 1887–1976, British field marshal. As commander of the 8th Army in North Africa, he launched the offensive, beginning with the victory at El Alamein (1942), that drove Rommel's forces back to Tunis. He also commanded the ground forces in the invasion of Normandy (1944) and accepted Germany's surrender at Lüneburg Heath (May 7, 1945)
2. (Biography) L(ucy) M(aud). 1874–1942, Canadian writer; her novels include Anne of Green Gables (1908) and its sequels.


(mɒntˈgʌm ə ri, -ˈgʌm ri)

1. Bernard Law, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein ( “Monty” ), 1887–1976, British field marshal.
2. the capital of Alabama, in the central part, on the Alabama River. 196,363.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Montgomery - Canadian novelist (1874-1942)Montgomery - Canadian novelist (1874-1942)  
2.Montgomery - English general during World War II; won victories over Rommel in North Africa and led British ground forces in the invasion of Normandy (1887-1976)
3.Montgomery - the state capital of Alabama on the Mobile River
Alabama, Camellia State, Heart of Dixie, AL - a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
References in classic literature ?
I'll tell you about Miss Montgomerie and the river party.
THE honeymoon is over and it is back to business for Colin Montgomerie in what he calls "a new start" in Seville tomorrow.
By pure coincidence, Montgomerie, who played Jim Furyk on Wednesday, came up against Americans in the first two rounds.
Howell took the lead with four successive birdies from the 10th hole, but Montgomerie dug deep to birdie three of the next four holes and score a hard-fought one-up victory.
Colin Montgomerie will have Paul Casey's former caddie Craig Connolly working alongside him at this week's French Open in Paris.
GOLF: Colin Montgomerie today became the second big name to pull out of the BMW International Open in Munich before the start.
Colin Montgomerie has split with caddy Alastair McLean just days before the US Open at Oakmont.
Davis Love III held fourth alone at 66, followed by David Toms, Chris DiMarco and Retief Goosen of South Africa at 67, then Colin Montgomerie of Scotland, Phil Mickelson and tournament host Tiger Woods at 68.
Colin Montgomerie fought back from two shots down to win his first Asian tour title with a two-shot victory over Thongchai Jaidee in Dongguan, China.
COLIN Montgomerie believes he is now part of the third biggest sporting event there is.
Name the finalists - Ladbrokes: Els - 4 v Montgomerie, 5 v Singh, 12 v Clarke, 14 v Harrington, 33 v Faldo, 40 v May.
Carlsbad, California, Callaway Golf (NYSE: ELY) Staff Professional Colin Montgomerie made more PGA European Tour history on Monday when he became the first golfer to win the Volvo PGA Championship three consecutive years.

Full browser ?