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      n   Allen Balcom. 1901--65, U.S. inventor and electronics manufacturer. He developed the cathode-ray tube used in television sets and oscilloscopes  
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Montana   [1]  
      n   a state of the western U.S.: consists of the Great Plains in the east and the Rocky Mountains in the west. Capital: Helena. Pop.: 878810 (1997 est.). Area: 377070 sq. km (145587 sq. miles),   (Abbrevs.)    Mont            (with zip code)   MT  
  Montanan      adj, n  


Du Mont  
      n   Allen Balcom. 1901--65, U.S. inventor and electronics manufacturer. He developed the cathode-ray tube used in television sets and oscilloscopes  
Mont.  
      abbrev. for   Montana  
Mont Blanc     (French)  
      n   a massif in SW Europe, mainly between France and Italy: the highest mountain in the Alps; beneath it is Mont Blanc Tunnel, 12 km (7.5 miles) long. Highest peak (in France): 4807 m (15771 ft.),   (Italian name)    Monte Bianco  
Mont Cenis     (French)  
      n      See (Mont)       Cenis  
Mont Cervin  
      n      the French name for the       Matterhorn  
mont-de-piété     (French)  
      n   pl   , monts-de-piété   (formerly) a public pawnshop  
     (from Italian monte di pietà bank of pity)  
Mont-Saint-Michel     (French)  
      n   a rocky islet off the coast of NW France, accessible at low tide by a causeway, in the Bay of St Michel (an inlet of the Gulf of St Malo): Benedictine abbey (966), used as a prison from the Revolution until 1863; reoccupied by Benedictine monks since 1966. Area: 1 hectare (3 acres)  

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