What does Montana mean?

Definitions for Montanamɒnˈtæn ə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Montana, Treasure State, MT(noun)

    a state in northwestern United States on the Canadian border


  1. Montana(ProperNoun)

    A state of the United States of America. Capital: Helena.

  2. Montana(ProperNoun)

    A town and province in northwestern Bulgaria.

  3. Montana(ProperNoun)

    transferred from the name of the U.S. state.

  4. Origin: From montaña (mountain)


  1. Montana

    Montana is a state in the Western United States. The state's name is derived from the Spanish word montaña. Montana has several nicknames, none official, including "Big Sky Country" and "The Treasure State", and slogans that include "Land of the Shining Mountains" and more recently "The Last Best Place". Montana is ranked 4th in size, but 44th in population and the 48th in population density of the 50 United States. The western third of Montana contains numerous mountain ranges. Smaller island ranges are found throughout the state, for a total of 77 named ranges that are part of the Rocky Mountains. The economy is primarily based on agriculture, including ranching and cereal grain farming. Other significant economic activities include oil, gas, coal and hard rock mining, lumber, and the fastest-growing sector, tourism. The health care, service and government sectors also are significant to the state's economy. Millions of tourists annually visit Glacier National Park, the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, and Yellowstone National Park.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Montana

    a State of the American Union, in the NW., lies along the Canadian border between Idaho and the Dakotas, with Wyoming on the S.; has a mild climate, and a soil which, with irrigation, produces fine crops of grain and vegetables. Cattle-raising is profitable, but the chief industry is mining, in the Rocky Mountains, which occupy a fifth of the State. There gold, silver, copper, and lead abound. The Missouri and the Columbia Rivers rise in Montana, and the Yellowstone traverses the whole State. The State was admitted to the Union in 1889, with Helena (9) as capital.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Montana in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Montana in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Roger Meggers:

    Montana doesn't get anything out of this.

  2. Scarface:

    Tony Montana Say hello to my little friend

  3. Scarface:

    Tony Montana I always tell the truth. Even when I lie.

  4. Scarface:

    Tony Montana You think you can take me You need a f***ing army if you gonna take me

  5. James Johnson:

    We`re looking at Idaho or Montana I think. We`re ready to get out of town even farther than this.

Images & Illustrations of Montana

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