Montserrat

Montserrat

[mont-suh-rat; for 2 also Spanish mawn-ser-raht]
noun
1.
an island in the Leeward Islands, in the SE West Indies: a British crown colony. 39½ sq. mi. (102 sq. km). Capital: Plymouth.
2.
a mountain in NE Spain, NW of Barcelona: the site of Montserrat Monastery. 4058 feet (1237 meters).
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Montserrat
 
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1.  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: 4000 (2003 est). Area: 103 sq km (40 sq miles)
2.  Ancient name: Mons Serratus a mountain in NE Spain, northwest of Barcelona: famous Benedictine monastery. Height: 1235 m (4054 ft)

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