Definition of Montserrat in English:
An island in the Caribbean, one of the Leeward Islands; population 5,100 (est. 2009); capital, Plymouth. It was visited by Columbus in 1493 and named after a Benedictine monastery on the mountain of Montserrat in Catalonia, northeastern Spain. Colonized by Irish settlers in 1632 and now a British overseas territory, it has been severely affected by the ongoing eruption of the Soufrière Hills volcano since 1995.
visited by Columbus in 1493, the island was named after a Benedictine monastery on the mountain of Montserrat in Catalonia in northeastern Spain.
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- The forced relocation of Montserratians to all parts of the globe, whatever the benefits, has ripped the heart out of our development efforts.
- Three Montserratians collected royal and national honors at an investiture ceremony at Government House on Tuesday.
- Both medical school officials said they intend to hire qualified Montserratians to be part of the teaching staff.
Pronunciation: /-ˈrätēən/adjective& noun
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