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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).
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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)
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Mon•ta•gu

(ˈmɒn təˌgyu)

n.
Lady Mary Wortley (Mary Pierrepont), 1689–1762, English author.
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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.
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.
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.
So I tuck Asa Montagu, and he tuck Absalom Bement, and they two tuck old Squire Napthali Green.
John Montagu Craggs, M.L.C., to give him his full title.
Later in the same passage, Montagu also addresses an important issue regarding the sexual exploitation of women in the institutions of Ottoman slavery: "But You'l object Men buy women with an Eye to Evil.
The July 1955 issue of Geographical featured a story on Mongolia, written by Ivor Montagu, who visited the country in his capacity as secretary of the World Peace Council.
Elizabeth Montagu, a leading member of what Admiral Boscawen called 'The Bluestocking Circle' was a celebrated London hostess, described by Dr.
Nick Montagu, chairman of the Revenue, tells Ruth Prickett how training, development and communication is transforming the department into a giver as well as a taker
SOME of the family silver is to be sold by Lord Montagu of Beaulieu to finance improvement work at the family's country estate in Hampshire.
Ashley Montagu, Man's Most Dangerous Myth: The Fallacy of Race.