Pronunciation: (mont"su-rat'; for 2 also Sp. môn"ser-rät'), [key]
1. an island in the Leeward Islands, in the SE West Indies: a British crown colony. 12,162; 39½ sq. mi. (102 sq. km). Cap.: Plymouth.
2. a mountain in NE Spain, NW of Barcelona: the site of Montserrat Monastery. 4058 ft. (1237 m).
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