from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The capital of Alabama, in the southeast-central part of the state south-southeast of Birmingham. Designated the state capital in 1847, the city boomed as a cotton market and port on the Alabama River. From February to May 1861 it served as the first capital of the Confederate States of America. Population: 202,000.
- Montgomery, Sir Bernard Law. First Viscount Montgomery of Alamein. 1887-1976. British army officer who during World War II commanded the British victories over German forces in North Africa (1942) and the Allied advance through Normandy (1944).
- Montgomery, Lucy Maud 1874-1942. Canadian writer best known for her novel Anne of Green Gables (1908) and its many sequels.
- Montgomery, John Leslie Known as "Wes.” 1923-1968. American jazz guitarist noted for his unique, quiet style and for the rich, mellow tones he produced by playing guitar without a pick.
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- proper n. A surname.
- proper n. Bernard Montgomery (Monty) British army officer
- proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.
- proper n. The capital city of Alabama; see Wikipedia:Montgomery, Alabama
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- n. Canadian novelist (1874-1942)
- n. English general during World War II; won victories over Rommel in North Africa and led British ground forces in the invasion of Normandy (1887-1976)
- n. the state capital of Alabama on the Mobile River
Norman surname from a place in Normandy, Old French "Gomeric's hill". Gumaric was a Germanic personal name composed of guma "man" and ric "power", modern French surnames Gomery, Gommery and Gumery. German first name Gumarich. (Wiktionary)