Definitions for montagemɒnˈtɑʒ; Fr. mɔ̃ˈtaʒ; -ˈtɑ ʒɪz; Fr. -ˈtaʒ; -tɑʒd; -ˈtɑ ʒɪŋ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
mon•tagemɒnˈtɑʒ; Fr. mɔ̃ˈtaʒ; -ˈtɑ ʒɪz; Fr. -ˈtaʒ; -tɑʒd; -ˈtɑ ʒɪŋ(n.; v.)(pl.)-tag•es; -taged; -tag•ing
(n.)the combining of pictorial elements from different sources in a single composition.
Category: Fine Arts
Motion Pictures, Television. juxtaposition or partial superimposition of several shots to form a single image. a technique of film editing in which this is used to present an idea or set of interconnected ideas.
any combination of disparate elements that forms or is felt to form a unified whole, single image, etc.
(v.t.)to make or incorporate into a montage.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of montage:
1920–25; < F, =mont(er) to mount1+-age -age
a paste-up made by sticking together pieces of paper or photographs to form an artistic image
"he used his computer to make a collage of pictures superimposed on a map"
An art form consisting of putting together or assembling various smaller pictures to create a larger work.
An analogous literary, musical or other heterogenous artistic composite
To combine or depict into a montage
Origin: From montage, from the verb monter