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Plymouth

[plim-uhth]
noun
1.
a seaport in SW Devonshire, in SW England, on the English Channel: naval base; the departing point of the Mayflower 1620.
2.
a city in SE Massachusetts: the oldest town in New England, founded by the Pilgrims 1620.
3.
a town in SE Minnesota.
4.
a town in NW Connecticut.
5.
a town in and the capital of Montserrat, West Indies.
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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
 
n
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)

Plymouth (ˈplɪməθ)
 
n
1.  a port in SW England, in Plymouth unitary authority, SW Devon, on Plymouth Sound (an inlet of the English Channel): Britain's chief port in Elizabethan times; the last port visited by the Pilgrim Fathers in the Mayflower before sailing to America; naval base; university (1992). Pop: 243 795 (2001)
2.  a unitary authority in SW England, in Devon. Pop: 241 500 (2003 est). Area: 76 sq km (30 sq miles)
3.  a city in SE Massachusetts, on Plymouth Bay: the first permanent European settlement in New England; founded by the Pilgrim Fathers. Pop: 54 109 (2003 est)
4.  the former capital of Montserrat, in the Caribbean; largely destroyed by volcanic eruption in 1997

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