noun, plural mont·gol·fi·ers [mont-gol-fee-erz; French mawn-gawl-fyey] /mɒntˈgɒl fi ərz; French mɔ̃ gɔlˈfyeɪ/.
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There are aeronauts, however, who prefer a journey in a Montgolfier to one in a gas-balloon.Wonderful Balloon Ascents|Fulgence Marion
By means of this seemingly helpless piece of fabric the brothers Montgolfier proposed to accomplish the conquest of the air.The Romance of Aircraft|Lawrence Yard Smith
To keep the impatient populace quiet, therefore, during the tedious operation, Montgolfier sent up one of his fire-balloons.Up in the Clouds|R.M. Ballantyne
The first successful balloon ascension was made by the Montgolfier brothers, and the sport became for a while a Parisian fad.
What visions and celestial scenes I filled with aerial machines,— Montgolfier's and Mr. Green's!East and West: Poems|Bret Harte