Montmorency

noun Mont·mo·ren·cy \ ˌmänt-mə-ˈren(t)-sē \

Definition of Montmorency

: a cherry that is grown commercially for its bright red sour fruit; also : the fruit

Origin and Etymology of montmorency

French, from Montmorency, France


Montmorency

biographical name Mont·mo·ren·cy \ ˌmänt-mə-ˈren(t)-sē \

Definition of Montmorency

Anne 1493–1567 1st duc de Montmorency French soldier; constable (1537)

Montmorency

geographical name Mont·mo·ren·cy \ ˌmänt-mə-ˈren(t)-sē , mōⁿ-mȯ-räⁿ-ˈsē \

Definition of Montmorency

commune in northern France population 21,194
Note: Montmorency is a northern suburb of Paris.

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