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Montagu

[mon-tuh-gyoo] /ˈmɒn təˌgyu/
noun
1.
Ashley (Montague Francis Ashley Montagu) 1905–1999, U.S. anthropologist and writer, born in England.
2.
Charles, 1st Earl of Halifax, 1661–1715, British statesman: prime minister 1714–15.
3.
Lady Mary Wortley
[wurt-lee] /ˈwɜrt li/ (Show IPA),
(Mary Pierrepont) 1689–1762, English author.
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  • I will betroth her to your nephew, my beloved Montagu's son.

    The Last Of The Barons, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • "Heed not their ribald scoffs," said Montagu Percy, loftily.

    The Telegraph Boy Horatio Alger, Jr.
  • It was true; but Eric didn't know that half the kindness which Montagu showed to his brother was shown solely for his sake.

    Eric Frederic William Farrar
  • But the worst of the situation was that there was not one of them but would cry “Montagu!”

    A Daughter of Raasay William MacLeod Raine
  • Montagu and Digby exchanged many letters, and the latter had several interviews with Richelieu.

    Henrietta Maria Henrietta Haynes
  • "I want to find you out," said Mr. Montagu, steadying his voice.

  • And, again warmly pressing his hand, Montagu returned to his own study.

    Eric, or Little by Little Frederic W. Farrar
  • He lifted him tenderly, and called to Montagu for the dry clothes.

    Eric, or Little by Little Frederic W. Farrar
British Dictionary definitions for Montagu

Montagu

/ˈmɒntəˌɡjuː/
noun
1.
Charles. See (Earl of) Halifax (sense 2)
2.
Lady Mary Wortley. 1689–1762, English writer, noted for her Letters from the East (1763)
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