Montauban


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Montauban

(French mɔ̃tobɑ̃)
n
(Placename) a city in SW France: a stronghold in the 16th and 17th centuries, taken by Richelieu in 1629. Pop: 51 855 (1999)
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"We have had a citizen from Montauban here this very day, who told us such a tale of sack and murder and pillage that it moved our blood; but our wrath was turned upon the man who was in authority over them."
"Do not say that, Debray," returned Beauchamp, laughing, "for here is Chateau-Renaud, who, to cure you of your mania for paradoxes, will pass the sword of Renaud de Montauban, his ancestor, through your body."
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A LATE penalty from Petre Mitu saw Sale Sharks become the first victims of Montauban in the Heineken Cup.
MUNSTER required a 78th-minute penalty from Ronan O'Gara to end Montauban's stubborn resistance and avoid what would have been one of the biggest shocks in Heineken Cup history.
Munster required a 78th-minute penalty by Ronan O'Gara to win 19-17 and end Montauban's stubborn resistance in Cork last night, thus avoiding what would have been one of the biggest shocks in Heineken Cup history.