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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How to use Montserrat in a sentence
Back in the fall of 2007, 204 countries from Brazil to Montserrat set out on the long road to the 2010 World Cup.
Conrade of Montserrat had a much more pleasing exterior than the dark and mysterious priest-soldier by whom he was accompanied.The Talisman | Sir Walter Scott
When we were safe arrived at Montserrat, and I had got ashore, I forgot my former resolutions.
When we had discharged our cargo here, and were loaded again, we left this fruitful land once more, and set sail for Montserrat.
This ended my adventures in 1764; for I did not leave Montserrat again till the beginning of the following year.
Signed, sealed, and delivered in the presence of Terrylegay, Montserrat.
British Dictionary definitions for Montserrat
(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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