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Montserrat

[ mont-suh-rat; for 2 also Spanish mawn-ser-raht ]
/ ˌmɒnt səˈræt; for 2 also Spanish ˌmɔn sɛrˈrɑt /
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noun

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. 4,058 feet (1,237 meters).

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Montserrat

noun

(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)
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