from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- An island in the Leeward Islands of the British West Indies northwest of Guadeloupe. Claimed for Spain 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. A volcanic eruption of the Soufrière Hills in 1995 devastated much of the island and forced the evacuation of most of its population.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- proper noun Overseas territory of the
United Kingdom, an islandin the Caribbean. Official name: Montserrat.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a volcanic island in the Caribbean; in the West Indies
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
It is com - posed of steep rocks, wkich, at a distance, seem indented, wlience, it is said, it received the name Montserrat, from the Latin word serra, a saw; as probable and well-lQunded an ety - mology as many others which have been well-received in the world.
A History of the campaigns of the British forces in Spain and Portugal : undertaken to relieve those countries from the French usurpation : comprehending memoirs of the operations of this interesting war : characteristic reports of the Spanish and Portuguese troops, and illustrative anecdotes of distinguished military conduct in individuals, whatever their rank in the Army
Marie, while Montserrat is perhaps my most favorite name EVER, Catherine is a beautiful and fitting choice.
Also, ZJB-Radio Montserrat is on board to add the spice of the Caribbean to your listening pleasure.
Montserrat is a tiny island in the Eastern Caribbean.
The Caribbean island of Montserrat is coming back to life.
Montserrat is one of Britain's last overseas territories, many of its people descendants of the African slaves and Irish penal deportees sent to toil there 400 years ago.
The tiny island of Montserrat is best known for its volcanoes
The hurricane relief mission in Montserrat, which I mentioned earlier, illustrates the point.
"This is how I dress all the time," a freelance stylist, who goes by the name Montserrat, said.
After they achieved independence in the 1980s -- with the exception of Montserrat, which is still a British colony -- their currency union was widely regarded as a vestige of colonial rule.