Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A single pictorial composition made by juxtaposing or superimposing many pictures or designs.
  • noun The art or process of making such a composition.
  • noun A relatively rapid succession of different shots in a movie.
  • noun The juxtaposition of such successive shots as a cinematic technique.
  • noun A composite of closely juxtaposed elements.
  • transitive verb To use or incorporate in a montage.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An art form consisting of putting together or assembling various smaller pictures to create a larger work.
  • noun An analogous literary, musical or other heterogenous artistic composite
  • verb transitive To combine or depict into a montage

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a paste-up made by sticking together pieces of paper or photographs to form an artistic image

Etymologies

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

[French, from monter, to mount, from Old French; see mount.]

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Borrowing from French montage, from the verb monter ("put up")

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