Monmouth

[mon-muh th]
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.
  3. Monmouthshire.
  4. former name of Freehold.
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Historical Examples of monmouth

  • If Monmouth cannot have all England, six feet of her shall at least be his.

    Micah Clarke

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • Monmouth must fight now, if he ever hopes to feel the gold rim upon his temples.

    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

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

    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


British Dictionary definitions for monmouth

Monmouth

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

Monmouth

2
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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