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Monmouth

[mon-muh th] /ˈmɒn məθ/
noun
1.
James Scott, Duke of, 1649–85, illegitimate son of Charles II of England and pretender to the throne of James II.
2.
a city in W Illinois.
4.
former name of Freehold.
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  • Monmouth must fight now, if he ever hopes to feel the gold rim upon his temples.

    Micah Clarke Arthur Conan Doyle
  • If Monmouth cannot have all England, six feet of her shall at least be his.

    Micah Clarke Arthur Conan Doyle
  • I had heard that Monmouth was up, and I knew that you would not lose a night ere starting.

    Micah Clarke Arthur Conan Doyle
  • I see that you will start carving me anon, and take me to Monmouth's camp in sections.

    Micah Clarke Arthur Conan Doyle
  • There are men at Monmouth's back who would not stir unless this were so.'

    Micah Clarke Arthur Conan Doyle
  • We will ride with ye to Monmouth's camp, and what better proof could ye desire than that?'

    Micah Clarke Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Know, friend, that I have come from Monmouth in order to conduct these men to his standard.

    Micah Clarke Arthur Conan Doyle
British Dictionary definitions for Monmouth

Monmouth1

/ˈmɒnməθ/
noun
1.
a market town in E Wales, in Monmouthshire: Norman castle, where Henry V was born in 1387. Pop: 8547 (2001)

Monmouth2

/ˈmɒnməθ/
noun
1.
James Scott, Duke of Monmouth. 1649–85, the illegitimate son of Charles II of England, he led a rebellion against James II in support of his own claim to the Crown; captured and beheaded
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