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[mon-tuh-gyoo] /ˈmɒn təˌgyu/
Ashley (Montague Francis Ashley Montagu) 1905–1999, U.S. anthropologist and writer, born in England.
Charles, 1st Earl of Halifax, 1661–1715, British statesman: prime minister 1714–15.
Lady Mary Wortley
[wurt-lee] /ˈwɜrt li/ (Show IPA),
(Mary Pierrepont) 1689–1762, English author. Unabridged
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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


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