Montreal

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See also: Montréal and Mont-real

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
A panorama of Montreal.

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Etymology[edit]

From French Montréal; from Mont Royal (Mount Royal), after the nearby mountain by Jacques Cartier. It is uncertain how Royal became -real. A common explanation is that real is the Middle French form of Royal, but Cartier himself recorded le mont Royal when he named it. It may have perhaps been from the Italian G.B. Rasmusio's 1556 map translating the name to Italian as Monte Real.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌmɒntɹiˈɔːl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌmɑntɹiˈɔl/
  • (Canada) IPA(key): /ˌmʌntɹiːˈɒl/, /ˌmɔ̃ɹeɪˈæl/
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔːl

Proper noun[edit]

Montreal

  1. A river port, the largest city in Quebec, Canada.
  2. An island in Quebec, Canada, on which the city is situated.
  3. A river in Algoma district and Sudbury district, Ontario, Canada.
  4. A river in Timiskaming district, Ontario, Canada.
  5. A river in No. 18, Saskatchewan, Canada.
  6. An unincorporated community in Camden County, Missouri, United States.
  7. A small city in Iron County, Wisconsin, United States.
  8. A river on the Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, United States.
  9. A river in northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, United States.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “Archived copy”, in (please provide the title of the work)[1], retrieved 15 August 2015, archived from the original on 3 August 2016

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German[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Montreal n (genitive Montreals)

  1. Montreal (the largest city in Quebec, Canada)

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mont +‎ real; The island was named after the mountain located on it, mont Royal, which was named by Jacques Cartier.

Proper noun[edit]

Montreal

  1. An island in the Saint Lawrence River, in modern Canada, at its confluence with the Ottawa River.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Montreal

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Montreal

  1. alternative form of Montréal, the largest city in Quebec, Canada

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Montreal

  1. alternative form of Montréal, the largest city in Quebec, Canada

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From English Montreal, from French Montréal, from Mont Royal (Mount Royal), after the nearby mountain by Jacques Cartier.

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Montreal m inan

  1. Montreal (the largest city in Quebec, Canada)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Montreal in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Montreal in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French Montréal.

Proper noun[edit]

Montreal f

  1. Montreal (the largest city in Quebec, Canada)

Spanish[edit]

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Montreal f

  1. Montreal (the largest city in Quebec, Canada)