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  • proper n. A surname, variant of Montagu.
  • proper n. A member of Romeo's family in William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet.
  • proper n. By analogy with the Shakespearean play, a member or citizen of the family, party, or country of the husband in a Romeo and Juliet couple.

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