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Montgomery

[mont-guhm-uh-ree, -guhm-ree] /mɒntˈgʌm ə ri, -ˈgʌm ri/
noun
1.
Bernard Law, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein ("Monty") 1887–1976, British field marshal: World War II commander of British 8th Army in Africa and Europe.
2.
Lucy Maud, 1874–1942, Canadian writer, creator of Anne of Green Gables.
3.
Richard, 1736–75, American Revolutionary general.
4.
Wes (John Leslie Montgomery) 1925–68, U.S. jazz guitarist.
5.
a city in and the capital of Alabama, in the central part, on the Alabama River.
6.
a town in SW Ohio.
8.
a male given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for monty

Montgomery1

/məntˈɡʌmərɪ/
noun
1.
a city in central Alabama, on the Alabama River: state capital; capital of the Confederacy (1861). Pop: 200 123 (2003 est)

Montgomery2

/məntˈɡʌmərɪ/
noun
1.
Bernard Law, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, nicknamed Monty. 1887–1976, British field marshal. As commander of the 8th Army in North Africa, he launched the offensive, beginning with the victory at El Alamein (1942), that drove Rommel's forces back to Tunis. He also commanded the ground forces in the invasion of Normandy (1944) and accepted Germany's surrender at Lüneburg Heath (May 7, 1945)
2.
L(ucy) M(aud). 1874–1942, Canadian writer; her novels include Anne of Green Gables (1908) and its sequels.
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monty in Technology

programming, abuse
/mon'tee/ Any program with a ludicrously complex user interface that performs a trivial task. An example would be a menu-driven, button clicking, pulldown, pop-up windows program for listing directories. The original monty was a weather reporting program, Monty the Amazing Weather Man, written at the USGS. Monty had a widget-packed X-window interface with over 200 buttons; and all it actually *did* was FTP files off the network.
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