noun, plural mont·gol·fi·ers [mont-gol-fee-erz; French mawn-gawl-fyey]. /mɒntˈgɒl fi ərz; French mɔ̃ gɔlˈfyeɪ/.
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By means of this seemingly helpless piece of fabric the brothers Montgolfier proposed to accomplish the conquest of the air.
But the news of the Montgolfier brothers' discovery spread throughout the length and breadth of France and the civilized world.
Stephen Montgolfier's invention was based on the idea that smoke and clouds rise in the atmosphere.
Benjamin Franklin was asked when in Paris at the time of the Montgolfier experiments.
The spectators were overjoyed, as on that first occasion when the Montgolfier balloon rose into the skies.