j montana

Montana

[mon-tan-uh]
noun
1.
Joseph, Jr ("Joe") born 1956, U.S. football player.
2.
a state in the NW United States. 147,138 sq. mi. (381,085 sq. km). Capital: Helena. Abbreviation: MT (for use with zip code), Mont.

Montanan, adjective, noun
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Montana1 (mɒnˈtænə)
 
n
Mont, Abbreviation: MT a state of the western US: consists of the Great Plains in the east and the Rocky Mountains in the west. Capital: Helena. Pop: 917 621 (2003 est). Area: 377 070 sq km (145 587 sq miles)

Montana2 (mɒnˈtænə)
 
n
Joe. born 1958, American football quarterback

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Montana
U.S. state, from Latinized form of Sp. montaña "mountain." Proposed 1864 by U.S. Rep. James H. Ashley of Ohio when it was created as a territory from Nebraska Territory, in reference to the Rocky Mountains, which however traverse only one end of it.
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Montana definition


State in the northwestern United States, lying partly in the Rocky Mountains, bordered by British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan, Canada, to the north; North Dakota and South Dakota to the east; Wyoming to the south; and Idaho to the west. Its capital is Helena, and its largest city is Billings.

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