[mont-suh-rat; for 2 also Spanish mawn-ser-raht]
- an island in the Leeward Islands, in the SE West Indies: a British crown colony. 39½ sq. mi. (102 sq. km). Capital: Plymouth.
- a mountain in NE Spain, NW of Barcelona: the site of Montserrat Monastery. 4058 feet (1237 meters).
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Back in the fall of 2007, 204 countries from Brazil to Montserrat set out on the long road to the 2010 World Cup.Spain Wins!
July 10, 2010
He then recommenced the long confession he had made at Montserrat.History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century, Volume III
J. H. Merle D'Aubign
Wandering about the Continent, he met the Marquis of Montserrat.Barren Honour: A Novel
George A. Lawrence
But the beauty of Montserrat is supreme, and you know that it is world-wide.
These were the dependencies, and helped to form the little world of Montserrat.
As this island was very mountainous they named it Montserrat.De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2)
Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt
- (ˌmɒntsəˈræt) a volcanic island in the Caribbean, in the Leeward Islands: a UK Overseas Territory: much of the island rendered uninhabitable by volcanic eruptions in 1997. Capital: Brades (replacing Plymouth, effectively destroyed by the eruption). Pop: 5189 (2013 est). Area: 103 sq km (40 sq miles)
- (Spanish mɔnsɛˈrrat) a mountain in NE Spain, northwest of Barcelona: famous Benedictine monastery. Height: 1235 m (4054 ft)Ancient name: Mons Serratus (mɒnz səˈrætəs)