from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Monmouth, Duke of. Title of James Scott. 1649-1685. English pretender to the throne. The illegitimate son of Charles II, he led a rebellion after the succession of the Catholic James II but was defeated in battle, captured, and beheaded.
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- proper n. A town in Monmouthshire, Wales
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A flat cap originally made at Monmouth, England, formerly much worn by seamen.
From Monnow + mouth. Monnow coming from Welsh Mynwy. (Wiktionary)