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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  • n. A flat cap originally made at Monmouth, England, formerly much worn by seamen.

Etymologies

From Monnow + mouth. Monnow coming from Welsh Mynwy. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • MONMOUTH - Five generations of the Gustafson family gathered in Monmouth over the weekend to celebrate the 100th birthday of family matriarch Ethel Gustafson.

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  • MONMOUTH - There are mixed opinions among Monmouth restaurant and bar owners as to whether or not tipping has dropped off since the downturn in the economy.

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  • MONMOUTH - Meetings to discuss plans on getting the word out about the 2010 Census Bureau have begun in Monmouth.

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  • MONMOUTH - When a fundraiser planned for Monmouth and Independence Community Foundation appeared to be growing out of its venue, the Western Oregon University upper-division Event Planning class had to think laterally - literally.

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  • MONMOUTH - Willits Primary School Principal Cynthia Fisher is hoping the city of Monmouth will agree to change the traffic patterns around the elementary school.

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  • MONMOUTH - The Warren County Historical Society is moving its museum to Monmouth.

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  • MONMOUTH - About 47 Cub Scout troops from Monmouth and Kirkwood participated in the annual Pinewood Derby at Lincoln Intermediate School on Friday night.

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  • MONMOUTH - The Monmouth-Roseville Titans volleyball team spiked the Knoxville Blue Bullets Tuesday evening in Monmouth 25-19 and 25-22.

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  • "The small inclosure which has been known by the name of MONMOUTH CLOSE ever since the capture of the Duke of Monmouth there, in July, 1685, is one of a cluster of small inclosures, five in number, which stood in the middle of Shag's Heath, and were called 'The Island.'

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  • But apparently he'll have plenty to say in Monmouth tonight.

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