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 (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.
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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
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I'll tell you about Miss Montgomerie and the river party.
Woods, who annually invites the top 11 players available from the world rankings, made Montgomerie one of four special exemptions into the 16-man field although Montgomerie had slipped from 30th to 78th in the world rankings.
GOLF star Colin Montgomerie is battling to save his marriage.
COLIN MONTGOMERIE is hopeful of playing in the Accenture World Match Play championship in California next week - less than a month after fearing he would be out of golf for a long time.
GOLFER Colin Montgomerie said last night he was lucky to walk away from a car crash "relatively unscathed".
I have put my marriage under considerable strain, but we are working through these problems," Montgomerie had also said then.
COLIN MONTGOMERIE is to have another taste of captaincy ahead of the Ryder Cup next year.
Lizzy Kelk, general manager at the Hotel du Vin Newcastle, laced up her walking boots last week to join golfing legend Colin Montgomerie and rugby ace Gavin Hastings OBE, on the West Highland Way.
Montgomerie was keen to return as a player next year after missing out in Valhalla and was earmarked to captain Europe in his native Scotland in 2014 at Gleneagles, but the desire tohaveacaptain who is in touch with players on a regular basis made the Scot a unanimous choice.
COLIN Montgomerie has marked his appointment as Europe's Ryder Cup captain by warning the United States they only have the trophy on loan.
Colin Montgomerie marked his first day as Europe's Ryder Cup captain by warning the United States they only have the trophy on loan.
FORMER Ryder Cup captain Bernard Gallacher is confident Colin Montgomerie will be picked by Nick Faldo for this year's contest against the United States.

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