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[mon-tez, mon-tez]
  1. LolaMarie Dolores Eliza Rosanna Gilbert, 1818?–61, British dancer, born in Ireland: gained notoriety as mistress of Franz Liszt, Alexandre Dumas père, and Louis I of Bavaria (1786–1868).
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Examples from the Web for montez

Historical Examples

  • L'hotesse de cette maison courut aprs lui et lui cria: 'Montez vite l-haut, Monsieur, votre page accouche!'

    Notes and Queries, Number 168, January 15, 1853


  • His popularity, which had been shaken by the Montez affair, he soon recovered, especially among artists.

  • She could quite imagine him saying, "Enfant de St. Louis, montez au ciel!"

  • At four o'clock in the afternoon the station-master came hurrying along the platform, crying, 'Montez!

    In Search of the Unknown

    Robert W. Chambers

  • She could quite imagine him saying "Enfant de St. Louis; montez au ciel!"

British Dictionary definitions for montez


  1. Lola (ˈləʊlə), original name Marie Gilbert . 1818–61, Irish dancer; mistress of Louis I of Bavaria (1786–1868; reigned 1825–48)
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