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ou, as in our; th, as in thin; th, as in this; n, nearly like ng. the protection of Sardinia, situated between Nice and Genoa, and bordering on the Mediterranean. Area, 51 sq. m. Pop, about 7,000. (M.) Monaco, a little town on the Mediterranean, containing about 1,000 inhabitants, is the capital. Lat. 43° 42' N., Lon. 7° 28' E.
MONAGHAN, mon/-a-Hạn, an inland co. in the N. of Ireland, in the S. part of the prov. of Ulster. Pop. in 1831, 195,536. (M.).
MONAGHAN, a t. of Ireland, cap. of the above co., 68 m. N. N. W. of Dublin. Pop. in 1831, 3,848. (M.)
MONDEGO, mon-da-go, a r. of Portugal, which falls into the Atlantic near 40° 10' N. Lat., and 8° 50' W. Lon.
MONDOÑEDO, mon-don-yal-do, a manufacturing t. of Spain, in Galicia. Lat. 43° 24' N., Lon. 7° 25' W. Pop. 6,000. (B.)
Mondovi, mon-do-vee', a fortified t. of N. Italy, in Sardinia, the cap. of a prov. of the saine name, with manufactures of cloth, silk, and paper. Lat. 44° 28' N., Lon. 7° 59' E. Pop. 15,700. (P. C.)
MONFERRATO, mon-fér-rå'-lo, a former principality of N. Italy, S. of, and bordering on the Po, now forming a part of the Sardinian territories.
MONghir, mung-geer', a t. of Hindostan, in the prov. of Bahar, sometimes called, on account of its extensive manufactures in iron and steel, the Birmingham of India. Lat. 25° 23' N., Lon. 86° 40' E. Pop. probably above 30,000. (B.)
Mon-Go'-L4-4, an extensive country in the N. E. part of Asia, belonging to China, between 38° and 53° N. Lat., and 840 and 124° E. Lon. ; bounded on the N. by Asiatic Russia, E. by Mantchooria, S. by China and Thibet; on the W. its limits do not appear to be known. Indeed, its extent towards the S. or E. can be only very vaguely stated. The length, from E. to W., is perhaps 1,700 m.; its greatest breadth, from N. to S., may amount to near 1,000 m. The pop. is loosely estimated at 2,000,000. (P. C.) Adj. MON-GOI-LI-AN, and MON-GOL' or Mon-Gut'; inhab. Mongol..— The name Mo-Gul, though evidently of the same origin with Mongol, is properly restricted to the empire founded in Hindostan by Baber (a descendant of the great Mongol conqueror, Tamerlane), about the year 1526.
Mon'-MOUTH, a co. in the W. of England, bordering on the Bristol Channel. Pop. 134,355.
MONMOUTH, a t. of England, the cap. of the above co., on the Wye, 25 m. N. by W. of Bristol. Pop., including an area of above 4 sq. m., 5,446.
MONMOUTH, a co. in the E. middle part of N. J., bordering on the Atlantic. Pop. 32,909. Co. t. Freehold.
Mo-non-GA-HEX-La, a r. which rises in the N. part of Va., and, flowing into Pa., unites with the Alleghany to form the Ohio.
MO-NON-GAI-L1-9, a co. in the N. N. W. part of Va., bordering on Pa. Pop: 17,368. Co.t. Morgantown,
Mo-Nop/-0-LỊ, a fortified sea port t. of Naples, in the prov. of Bari, remarkable for the subterranean dwellings found in its vicinity, which are
Fåte, får, fåll, fåt; mé, mét; pine or pine, pin; nd, nðt; öð as in good; supposed to have been excavated in the remotest antiquity. Lat. 40° 56' N., Lon. 16° 58' E. Pop. in 1833, 15,535. (M.)
MON-BOE', a co. in the N. W. part of N. Y., intersected by the Genesee r,, and bordering on L. Ontario. Co. t. Rochester.
Monroe, a co. in the E. part of Pa., bordering on the Delaware r. Pop. 9,879. Co. t. Stroudsburg:
Monroe, a co. towards the W. part of Va., on the Greenbrier and New rivers. Pop. 8,422. Co. t. Union.
MONROE, a co. near the centre of Ga., bordering on the Ocmulgee. Pop. 16,275. Co. t. Forsyth.
Monroe, a co occupying the S. W. extremity of the peninsula of Florida. Co. t. Key West.
Monroe, a co. in the S. W. part of Ala., intersected by the Alabama r. Pop. 10,680. Co. t. Monroeville.
MONROE, a co. in the N. E. part of Miss., bordering on Ala. Pop. 9,250. Co. seat, Athens.
MONROE, a co. in the E. part of Ark., intersected by the White r. Pop. 936. Co. t. Clarendon.
Monroe, a co. in the S. E. part of Tenn., on the Tennessee r. Pop. 12,056. Co. t. Madisonville.
Monroe, a co. in the S. part of Ky., bordering on Tenn. Pop. 6,526. Co. t. Tompkinsville.
Monroe, a co. in the E. S. E. part of Ohio, bordering on the Ohio r. Pop. 18,521. Co. t. Woodsfield.
MONROE, a co. forming the S. E. extremity of Mich. Pop. 9,922. Co. t. Monroe.
Monroe, a co. in the S. W. central part of Ind., on the W. fork of the White r. Pop. 10,143. Co. t. Bloomington,
MONROE, a co. in the S. W. part of Ill., bordering on the Mississippi r. Pop. 4,481. Co. t. Waterloo.
MONROE, à co. in the N. E. part of Mo., a little W. of the Mississippi r. Pop. 9,505. Co. t. Paris.
Mons, mon, (Flemish, Bergen, ber/-ven,) a strongly fortified city of Belgium, the cap. of the prov. of Hainault
, situated on the Mons and Condé Canal, 32 m. S. W. of Brussels. It contains a college, a medical school, and other institutions. Lat. 50° 26' N., Lon. 4° E. Pop. 23,000. (B.)
MONTAGNANA, mon-tån-yål-nå, a manufacturing and commercial t. of Austrian Italy, 22 m. S. E. of Padua, with a noted college for young Jadies. Pop. 8,000. (B.)
MONTARGIS, mont'-ar'-zhel, a t. of France, in the dep. of Loiret, 39 m. E. by N. of Orleans. Pop. 7,757. (M.)
MONTAUBAN, mont'-o-bån', a manufacturing t. of France, the cap. of the dep. of Tarn and Garonne, is situated on the Tarn, 112 m. E. S. E. of Bordeaux. It has long been one of the principal seats of the reformed religion in France; on account of which, it suffered much during the reigns of Louis XIII. and Louis XIV. Among its literary
ou, as in our ; th, as in thin ; TH, as in thes; N, nearly like ng. institutions, are a Protestant theological seminary, and a public library of 10,000 vols. Lat. 44° 1' N., Lon. 1° 21' E. Pop. 17,531. (B.)
MONTBRISON, Mon-bre'-ZON', the cap. of the French dep. of Loire. Lat. 45° 37' N., Lon. 4° 4' E. Pop. 6,020. (B.)
MONTCALM, mont-kåm', a co. in the S. W. central part of Mich., a little N. of Grand r.
MoNT-DE-MARSAN, mòn dẹh maR -sản", the cap of the French dep. of Landes, 64 m. S. of Bordeaux. Pop. 3,924. (B.)
MONTE-LEONE, mon-ta la-ol-na, a i. of Naples, in Calabria Ultra. Lat. 38° 42 N., Lon. 16° 10' E. Pop. about 7,000. (B.)
MONTÉLIMART, moni-tel-e-mar', an ancient fortified t. of France, in the dep. of Drôme. Lat. 44° 33' N., Lon. 4° 44' E. Pop. 6,150. (M.)
MONTEREY, mon-ta-ray', a t. of Mexico, the cap. of the state of Nuevo Leon. Lat. about 25° 45' N., Lon. 100° 25' W. Pop. 15,000.
MONTEREY (California). See APPENDIX.
MON-TE-VIS-DE-o or mon-ta-veel-dd-o, the cap. of the republic of Uruguay, in S. America, situated on the left bank of the Rio de la Plata, which is here 70 m. wide. This town has suffered greatly in the recent wars. The pop., which was formerly estimated at 26,000, amounts, at present, only to about 10,000. (B.) Lat. 34° 55' S., Lon. 56° 14' W.
MONTGOMERY, mont-gum'-er-e, an inland co. of N. Wales, on the sources of the Severn. Pop. 69,219.–Also a small t., cap. of the above. Lat. 52° 34' N., Lon. 3° 8' W.
MONTGOMERY, a co. in the E. part of N. Y., intersected by the Mohawk. Pop. 35,818. Co. t. Canajoharie.
MONTGOMERY, a co. in the S. E. part of Pa., intersected by the Schuylkill. Pop. 47,241. Co. t. Norristown.
MONTGOMERY, a co. of Md., bordering on the Potomac and the District of Columbia. Pop. 14,669. Co. t. Rockville.
MONTGOMERY, a co. towards the S. W. extremity of Va., E. of, and bordering on New r. Pop. 7,405. Co. t. Christiansburg.
MONTGOMERY, a co. in the S. W. central part of N. C., E. of, and bordering on the Yadkin. Pop. 10,780. Co. t. Lawrenceville.
MONTGOMERY, a co in the S. E. central part of Ga., intersected by the Oconee. Pop. 1,616. Co. t. Mt. Vernon.
MONTGOMERY, 'a co. in the S. E. central part of Ala., on the Talapoosa and Alabama rivers. Pop. 24,574. Co. t. Montgomery.
MONTGOMERY, a co. in the N. N. W. part of Tenn., bordering on Ky., and intersected by the Cumberland r. Pop. 16,927. Co. t. Clarksville.
BIONTGOMERY, a co. in the eastern part of Ky., a little S. W. of the Licking r. Pop. 9,332. Co. t. Mt. Sterling.
MONTGOMERY, a co. in the S. W. part of Ohio, intersected by the Miami r. Pop. 31,938. Co. 1. Dayton.
MONTGOMERY, a co. in the W. part of Ind., a little E. of the Wabash r. Pop. 14,438. Co. t. Crawfordsville.
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MONTGOMERY, a co. in the S. central part of Ill., S. of Springfield. Pop. 4,490. Co. t. Hillsborough.
MONTGOMERF, a co. in the eastern part of Mo., N. of, and bordering on the r. Missouri. Pop. 4,371. Co. i. Danville.
Montilla, mon-teell-yå, a t. of Spain, in Andalusia, 19 m. S. by E. of Cordova. •Pop. estimated at 12,800. (M.)
MONTMARTRE, Món-martr', a t. of France, in the dep. of Seine, in the immediate vicinity and N. of Paris. Pop. 6,234. (M.)
Mont'-MO-REN'-ci (Cheonoquet), a co. in the N. E. part of Mich.
MONT-PE'-LI-Er, a small t. of Vt., the cap. of the state and the seat of justice of Washington co., situated on the Onion r. Lat. 44° 17' N., Lon. 72° 36' W. Pop. of township, 3,725.
Mont-PEL-LL-ER (Fr. pron. mon-pel'-le-A/), an important manufacturing and commercial t. in the S. of France, the cap. of the dep. of Hérault, is beautifully situated on a hill commanding a view of the sea, which is about 5 m. distant. Among its numerous literary and scientific institutions may be mentioned the Académie Universitaire, with a library of 35,000 vols.; the medical department of this institution enjoys a distinguished reputation: the Royal College: and the Botanic Garden, the most ancient, and one of the best institutions of the kind in France. The Observatory is in Lat. 43° 36' 16" N., Lon. 3° 52' 54" E. Pop. 36,000. (B.)
MONTREAL, mont-re-aul', (Fr. Montréal, mon-rd-l',) the cap. and principal emporium of Canada, situated on the S. E. side of an i. in ihe St. Lawrence, 142 m. S. W. of Quebec. Its most remarkable edifice is the new Roman Catholic Cathedral, opened in 1829; one of the largest churches on the New Continent, and capable of containing froin 10,000 to 12,000 persons. Montreal possesses a college, erected in 1919, and attended by about 300 students; an English university, chartered in 1821 ; and a number of other institutions for education. Lat. 45° 31' N., Lon. 73° 34' W. Pop. in 1840, including the suburbs, 27,297. (M.)
MONTREALE, mont-ra-1-13, or, more properly, MONREALE, an archiepiscopal t. near the N. coast of Sicily, 7 m. S. W. of Palermo. Pop. near 13,000. (B.)
MONT-ROŞE', a sea port t. of Scotland, in Forfarshire, 60 m. N. N. E. of Edinburgh, with a good harbour. This town has long been celebrated for its schools. It was the first place in Scotland in which Greek was taught, and has since preserved the character which it so early (1534) attained. (M.) Pop. 13,402.
Monza, moni-zå, (Anc. Modi'cia or Mole'tia), a t. of Austrian Italy, on the Lambro, 9 m. N. N. E. of Milan, remarkable for having been the cap. op the Lombard kings. The iron crown of Lombardy, and other relics, are kept in the ancient cathedral, supposed to have been built in the 7th century. Pop. about 10,000. (P. C.)
Moolman or Moustan, inool-tån', an ancient and decayed city of Hindostan, in the Punjâub, on the Chenâub. · Lat. 30° 9' N., Lon. about 71° 30' E. Pop. 60,000. (B.)
ou, as in our; th, as in thin ; TH, as in this ; n, nearly like ng. MOORE, & co. in the S. central part of N. C., W. of Cape Fear r. Pop. 7,988. Co. t. Carthage.
MOORSHEDABAD, moor'-she-da-båd', a large but badly built city of Hindostan, in Bengal, of which, previously to the British conquest, it was the capital. It stands on one of the arms of the Ganges, 115 m. N. of Calcutta. Pop. estimated at 165,000. (B.)
MOOR-ZOOK', a walled t. of N. Africa, the cap. of Fezzan. Lat. 25° 54 N., Lon. about 14° 30 E.
Moose-HEAD Lake, the principal source of the Kennebeck r., in Maine, and the largest lake in the state, situated between the counties of Somerset and Piscataquis. Its form is very irregular. The length is above 35 m.; the breadth varies from about 2 m. to 6 or 7 m.
MORAVA, mo-rål-vả, (Morawa,) a r. in the N. part of European Turkey, wbich falls into the Danube.
MO-RA'-v1-1 (Ger. Mähren, indl-ren), an important prov. of the Austrian empire, between 48° 40' and 50° 25' N. Lat., and 15° 10' and about 190 E. Lon. Length, near 180 m.; greatest breadth, above 100 m. Area estimated at 10,240 sq. m. Pop. 2,143,052. (M.) Brünn is the capital.-Adj. and inhab. Mo-ral-v1-4N.
MORAY, pronounced, and often written, Mur'-RAY. (See Eloin.)
MORAY FRITH (Anc. Æstuarium Vararis), a bay on the E. coast of Scotland, between Ross-shire and Elginshire.
MORBIHAN, mor`-be'-n', a dep. in the W. of France, N. of, and bordering on the Bay of Biscay. Pop. 449,743. Capital, Vannes.
MO-RE!-^,* The, (Anc. Peloponnelsus,) a peninsula forming the S. extremity of continental Greece. Its length is near 160 m.; its breadth about 100 m. Area estimated at 8,800 sq. m. In shape, it is supposed to resemble a mulberry leaf. The name Morea was given to this peninsula by the Italians, from the quantity of mulberries (in their language "more") which it produces. (P. C.)—Adj. and inhab. Mol. RE-OT'
Morl-GẠN, a co. in the N. E, part of Va., bordering on the Potomac. Pop. 4,253. Co. t. Bath.
Morgan, a co. in the N. E. central part of Ga., bordering on the Oconee. Pop. 9,121. Co. t. Madison.
Morgan, a co. in the N: part of Ala., S. of, and bordering on the Tennessee r. Pop. 9,841. Co. t. Somerville.
MORGAN, a co. in the N. N. E. part of Tenn., a little N. of the Ten. nessee r. Pop. 2,660. Co. t. Montgomery.
MORGAN, a co. in the E. part of Ky., intersected by the Licking r. Pop. 4,603. Co. t. West Liberty.
MORGAN, a co. in the S. E. part of Ohio, intersected by the Muskingum. Pop. 20,852. Co. t. McConnelsville.
MORGAN, a co. in the S. W, central part of Ind., intersected by the White r. Pop. 10,741. Co. t. Martinsville.
! “Slow sinks, more lovely ere his race be run,
Along Morea's bills the setting sun.”—Byron.