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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An island in the Leeward Islands of the British West Indies northwest of Guadeloupe. Discovered and named by Columbus in 1493, it was colonized by the English after 1632 but held by the French at various periods before being awarded to Great Britain in 1783.

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  • proper n. Overseas territory of the United Kingdom, an island in the Caribbean. Official name: Montserrat.

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  • n. a volcanic island in the Caribbean; in the West Indies

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Named after the hill in Catalonia. (Wiktionary)

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