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montage

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noun mon·tage \män-ˈtäzh, mōⁿ(n)-\

Definition of montage

  1. 1 :  the production of a rapid succession of images in a motion picture to illustrate an association of ideas

  2. 2a :  a literary, musical, or artistic composite (see 2composite 1) of juxtaposed more or less heterogeneous elementsb :  a composite picture made by combining several separate pictures

  3. 3 :  a heterogeneous mixture :  jumble a montage of emotions a montage of sounds

Examples of montage in a Sentence

  1. a photographer who often uses montage in her pictures

  2. my memories of the childhood trip are a montage of the sights, smells, and sounds of India

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Origin and Etymology of montage

French, from monter to mount

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montage

verb mon·tage

Definition of montage

montaged

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montaging

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to combine into or depict in a montage

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First Known Use of montage

1944

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MONTAGE Defined for English Language Learners

montage

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Definition of montage for English Language Learners

  • : a work of art that is made up of several different kinds of things (such as strips of newspaper, pictures, or pieces of wood)

  • : a mixture of different things



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