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[mont-fert; French mawn-fawr] /ˈmɒnt fərt; French mɔ̃ˈfɔr/
Simon de
[see-mawn duh] /siˈmɔ̃ də/ (Show IPA),
c1160–1218, French leader of the crusade against the Albigenses.
his son, Simon de, Earl of Leicester, 1208?–65, English soldier and statesman: leader of the Barons' War. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • England took the side of Montfort and the French that of Charles.

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

    Margaret Montfort Laura E. Richards
  • Meanwhile Montfort and Edward, with their armed followers, were lodged at Clerkenwell, ready for war.

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

    Margaret Montfort Laura E. Richards
  • Had it not been for the Montfort misunderstanding, he would have gone; but that haunted him.

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

    Margaret Montfort Laura E. Richards
  • And this was Montfort the misanthrope—Montfort the socialist—Montfort the agrarian.

  • "It looks as if some one had been in a hurry," said Mr. Montfort, significantly.

    Margaret Montfort Laura E. Richards
  • "I have never hated you, Emily," said Mr. Montfort, not unkindly.

    Fernley House Laura E. Richards
  • "I should not attempt it, my dear cousin," said Mr. Montfort, quietly.

    Margaret Montfort Laura E. Richards
British Dictionary definitions for Montfort


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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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