Montmorency

noun
Mont·​mo·​ren·​cy | \ ˌmänt-mə-ˈren(t)-sē How to pronounce Montmorency (audio) \

Definition of Montmorency

 (Entry 1 of 3)

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

Montmorency

biographical name
Mont·​mo·​ren·​cy | \ ˌmänt-mə-ˈren(t)-sē How to pronounce Montmorency (audio) \

Definition of Montmorency (Entry 2 of 3)

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

Montmorency

geographical name
Mont·​mo·​ren·​cy | \ ˌmänt-mə-ˈren(t)-sē How to pronounce Montmorency (audio) , mōⁿ-mȯ-räⁿ-ˈsē \

Definition of Montmorency (Entry 3 of 3)

commune in northern France population 21,194

Note: Montmorency is a northern suburb of Paris.

First Known Use of Montmorency

Noun

1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Montmorency

Noun

French, from Montmorency, France

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The first known use of Montmorency was in 1924

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“Montmorency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Montmorency. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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