[ mont-kahm; French mawn-kalm ]

  1. Louis Jo·seph [lwee zhaw-zef], /lwi ʒɔˈzɛf/, 1712–59, French general in Canada.

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How to use Montcalm in a sentence

  • Montcalm bravely and vainly tried to stop this, crying: "Kill me, but spare the English who are under my protection."

    The Story of the Thirteen Colonies | H. A. (Hlne Adeline) Guerber
  • The historian of 'Montcalm and Wolfe' has a clear title to immortality.

    American Sketches | Charles Whibley
  • The buildings, too, are commonplace; and the monument to Wolfe and Montcalm is a very insignificant affair.

    Hudson Bay | R.M. Ballantyne
  • That busy Frenchman, Montcalm, will send his spies into our very camp, but he will know what road we travel!

    The Last of the Mohicans | James Fenimore Cooper
  • That Scampering Huron has fallen in with one of Montcalm's outlying parties, and they have struck upon our trail.

    The Last of the Mohicans | James Fenimore Cooper

British Dictionary definitions for Montcalm


/ (mɒntˈkɑːm, French mɔ̃kalm) /

  1. Louis Joseph (lwi ʒozɛf), Marquis de Montcalm de Saint-Véran. 1712–59, French general in Canada (1756); killed in Quebec by British forces under General Wolfe

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