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Montfort

[mont-fert; French mawn-fawr]
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noun
  1. Si·mon de [see-mawn duh] /siˈmɔ̃ də/, c1160–1218, French leader of the crusade against the Albigenses.
  2. his sonSimon de, Earl of Leicester,1208?–65, English soldier and statesman: leader of the Barons' War.
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Historical Examples

  • Mr. Montfort sat down opposite, and a brief silence followed.

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  • I tell you, Mr. Montfort's well off, and so's you and me, Frances.

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  • "Emily Peyton is a singular woman," said Mr. Montfort, thoughtfully.

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  • Mr. Montfort gazed about him, and heaved a long sigh of content.

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  • "I should not attempt it, my dear cousin," said Mr. Montfort, quietly.

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British Dictionary definitions for montfort

Montfort

noun
  1. Simon de, Earl of Leicester. ?1208–65, English soldier, born in Normandy. He led the baronial rebellion against Henry III and ruled England from 1264 to 1265; he was killed at Evesham
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