- Bernard Law, 1st Viscount Montgomery of AlameinMonty, 1887–1976, British field marshal: World War II commander of British 8th Army in Africa and Europe.
- Lucy Maud,1874–1942, Canadian writer, creator of Anne of Green Gables.
- Richard,1736–75, American Revolutionary general.
- WesJohn Leslie Montgomery, 1925–68, U.S. jazz guitarist.
- a city in and the capital of Alabama, in the central part, on the Alabama River.
- a town in SW Ohio.
- a male given name.
- a state in the SE United States. 51,609 sq. mi. (133,670 sq. km). Capital: Montgomery. Abbreviation: AL (for use with zip code), Ala.
- a river flowing SW from central Alabama to the Mobile River. 315 miles (505 km) long.
Examples from the Web for montgomery
They include signed photographs of Eisenhower and Field Marshal Montgomery, as well as paintings and a red leather despatch box.Churchill’s Secret Treasures for Sale: A British PM’s Life on the Auction Block
December 8, 2014
Montgomery Clift, who was most likely gay, drank himself to death.Why We Need Celebrity Scandals
November 7, 2014
The president of the Montgomery NAACP, Pullman porter E. D. Nixon, saw an opportunity.
For 381 days, no black person in Montgomery with a shred of self-esteem rode the bus.
Actually, Rosa Parks refused to move, and kept her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama bus.
We experienced a similar feeling on first seeing the poet Montgomery.Leading Articles on Various Subjects
He spoke to Mrs. Montgomery, but Cornelia knew he was talking at her.
I've never told you about Mrs. Saunders, have I, Mrs. Montgomery?
Montgomery played the King's money, and won him £750, which he had for his labour.Christmas: Its Origin and Associations
William Francis Dawson
He concluded that he was going back to Montgomery by way of Memphis.The Expressman and the Detective
- a city in central Alabama, on the Alabama River: state capital; capital of the Confederacy (1861). Pop: 200 123 (2003 est)
- 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)
- L (ucy) M (aud). 1874–1942, Canadian writer; her novels include Anne of Green Gables (1908) and its sequels.
- a state of the southeastern US, on the Gulf of Mexico: consists of coastal and W lowlands crossed by the Tombigbee, Black Warrior, and Alabama Rivers, with parts of the Tennessee Valley and Cumberland Plateau in the north; noted for producing cotton and white marble. Capital: Montgomery. Pop: 4 500 752 (2003 est). Area: 131 333 sq km (50 708 sq miles)Abbreviation: Ala, (with zip code) AL
- a river in Alabama, flowing southwest to the Mobile and Tensaw Rivers. Length: 507 km (315 miles)
Word Origin and History for montgomery
created and named as a U.S. territory 1817 by a division of Mississippi Territory; ultimately named for one of the native peoples who lived there, who speak Muskogean. Their name probably is from a Choctaw term meaning "plant-cutters."