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Fate, får, fall, fåt; me, mët; plne or pine, pin; nd, not; 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.)
MỌN-ROE', a co. in the N. W. part of N. Y., intersected by the Geo nesee 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. Únion.
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, à 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, bêrl-hen,) 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 media cal 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 ladies. 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, MÔnt'-o'-bå', 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 this; 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, MÒN-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, mồn dẹn maR -sản, the cap of the French dep. of Landes, 64 m. S. of Bordeaux. Pop. 3,924. (B.)
MONTE-LEONE, moni-tà là-dl-na, a i. of Naples, in Calabria Ultra. Lat. 38° 42' N., Lon. 16° 10 E. Pop. about 7,000). (B.)
MONTÉLIMART, mon'-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-td-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-VI-DE-o or mon-t-veel-da-n, 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., wbich 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 Schuyl· kill. 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 Tala. poosa and Alabama rivers. Pop. 24,574. Co. t. Montgomery.
MONTGOMERY, the cap. of the above co., and of the state of Ala., is situated on the Alabama r., about 100 m. S. E. of Tuscaloosa.
MONTGOMERY, a co. in the N. N. W. part of Tenn., bordering on Ky., and intersected by the Cumberland r. Pop 16,927.
MONTGOMERY, 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. t. 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 II., S. of Springfield. Pop. 4,490. Co. t. Hillsborough
MONTGOMERY, a co. in the eastern part of Mo., N. of, and bordering on the r. Missouri. Pop. 4,371. Co. t. Danville.
MONTILLA, mon-teell-yà, a t. of Spain, in Andalusia, 19 m. S. by E. of Cordova. Pop. estimated at 12,800. (M.)
MONTMARTRE, mon-mariri, 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.
NONT-PEL-LJ-ER (Fr. pron. mon-pil-le-4), 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 instita. tion 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-aull, (Fr. Montréal, mon-rà -811.) the cap. and principal emporium of Canada, situated on the S. E. side of an i. in the 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 1819, 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-8/-là, 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-ROSE), 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, mon)-zå, (Anc. Modi'cia or Mode'tia), a t. of Austrian Italy, on the Lambro, 9 m. N. N. E. of Milan, remarkable for having been the cap. of 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 Moultan, mool-tån', an ancient and decayed city of Hindostan, in the Punjâub, on the Chenåub. 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. MOọRE, a 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. estiinated 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-vå, (Morawa,) a r. in the N. part of European Turkey, which falls into the Danube.
MO-RA-V1-A (Ger. Mähren, mal-ren), an important prov. of the Austi222/2 2/2/2/2/2/2/2/2/2/2/2/2/22/2ū22\/\ÒÂÂ2ÒÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ?2ti22m/202\/?Â2Òâūti 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-RAI-VI-AN. 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-ÅN', 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. Peloponnesus,) 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.
MOR'-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 Tennessee 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 hills the setting sun." BYRON
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MORGAN, a co. in the W. part of III., E. of, and bordering on the Illinois r. Pop. 19,549. Co. t. Jacksonville.
MORGAN, a co. near the centre of Mo., bordering on the Osage r. Pop. 4,407. Co. t. Versailles.
MORLAIX, mor'-18, a seaport and manufacturing t. of France, in the dep. of Finistère: it was the birth-place of General Moreau. Lat. 48° 35' N., Lon. 3° 52' W. Pop. 7,800. (M.)
Mo-ROC-CO, EMPIRE OF, (called by the natives Moghrib ul Acsa, mo'. Grib ool akl-så, i.e. the “ farthest west:" the Maurita'nia Tingitalna of the ancient Romans,) is situated in the N. W. of Africa, between the 28th and 36th degrees of N. Lat. and the 1st and 12th of W. Lon.; bounded on the N. by the Mediterranean and Strait of Gibraltar, E. by Algiers, S. by the Sahara, and W. and N. W. by the Atlantic. Length, from N. E. to S. W., above 700 m.; greatest breadth, perhaps 300 m. Area estimated at 175,000 sq. m. Pop. 6,000,000. (B.) The climate of Morocco is not so hot as might be expected from its position, a circumstance which is chiefly owing to the alternation of sea and land breezes, and to the influence of the various mountain ranges by which this country is intersected. The thermometer rarely rises, in ihe hottest places, so high as 90°; and along the sea, it seldom, if ever, falls below 39° or 40°. The seasons are divided into wet and dry. The wet season corresponds with our winter, and usually continues, with slight interruptions, from October to March. During the dry season or summer, showers are of rare occurrence. The fruits of this country, and the vegetable productions generally, are, with slight exceptions, like those of Southern Europe. The prevailing religion of Morocco is Mahometanism. Among all the followers of the prophet, the Moors are said to be most bigoted. The government is an absolute despotism, the sultan being the head of both church and state, and having unlimited power over the property and lives of his subjects.Adj. MOOR/-Ish and MORESQUE, mo-resk'; inhab. Moor and Mol. GHREB-IN (Arab. Möl-ghrə-bee'; in the plural, Mo'-ghar-bd. -See Int. XVI., Obs. 4).
Morocco (Arab. Må-råksh'), a large though decayed city of Africa, the cap. of the above empire, situated near the r. Tensift, about 110 m. from the Atlantic. It is surrounded by a strong wall, 30 ft. high and near 6 m. in circuit. The area enclosed contains several large gardens and open spaces. The most remarkable building is the sultan's palace, which occupies an oblong space on the outside of the main wall, about 1,500 yards in length, and 600 in breadth ; which includes, besides the sultan's residence, a number of gardens and detached pavilions. The most important branch of industry in Morocco is the manufacture of leather. The tanners possess the art of tanning the skins of lions and panthers, and giving them a snow-white colour, with the softness of silk. (P. C.) Their bright colours are considered inimitable in Europe, Lat. 31° 37' N., Lon. 7° 36' W. Pop. probably between 50,000 and 60,000. (B.)