- a city in and the capital of Hérault, in S France, near the Mediterranean.
- a department in S France. 2403 sq. mi. (6225 sq. km). Capital: Montpellier.
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Afterwards he studied medicine in Montpellier and surgery in Paris.
He was educated at Montpellier, and practised surgery for a time in France.
The wheat round Montpellier was now, in the middle of April, in the ear.Travels in France during the years 1814-1815
Aristide transacts his business and joins me in the train at Montpellier.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol
William J. Locke
He was imprisoned in the citadel of Montpellier, on the 30th October, 1698.The Huguenots in France
- a city in S France, the chief town of Languedoc: its university was founded by Pope Nicholas IV in 1289; wine trade. Pop: 225 392 (1999)
- a department of S France, in Languedoc-Roussillon region. Capital: Montpellier. Pop: 945 901 (2003 est). Area: 6224 sq km (2427 sq miles)
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