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Definitions for Montana
mɒnˈtæn əmon·tana

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Montana, Treasure State, MTnoun

    a state in northwestern United States on the Canadian border


  1. Montananoun

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

  2. Montananoun

    A town and province in northwestern Bulgaria.

  3. Montananoun

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

  4. Etymology: From montaña (mountain)


  1. Montana

    Montana ( (listen)) is a state in the Mountain West division of the Western United States. It is bordered by Idaho to the west, North Dakota and South Dakota to the east, Wyoming to the south, and the Canadian provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan to the north. It is the fourth-largest state by area, the eighth-least populous state, and the third-least densely populated state. Its state capital is Helena, while the largest city is Billings. The western half of Montana contains numerous mountain ranges, while the eastern half is characterized by western prairie terrain and badlands, with smaller mountain ranges found throughout the state. Montana has no official nickname but several unofficial ones, most notably "Big Sky Country", "The Treasure State", "Land of the Shining Mountains", and "The Last Best Place". The economy is primarily based on agriculture, including ranching and cereal grain farming. Other significant economic resources include oil, gas, coal, mining, and lumber. The health care, service, and government sectors are also significant to the state's economy. Montana's fastest-growing sector is tourism, with 12.6 million tourists (as of 2019) visiting the state each year.


  1. Montana

    Montana is a state located in the western United States, known for its vast unspoiled landscapes, including mountains, forests, and prairies. It is the fourth largest state in terms of land area and has a relatively low population density. Montana is often referred to as "Big Sky Country" due to its wide-open spaces and breathtaking natural beauty. The state is also rich in natural resources and is known for industries such as agriculture, mining, and tourism.


  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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    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Montana is ranked #7054 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Montana surname appeared 4,744 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Montana.

    56.6% or 2,689 total occurrences were White.
    32% or 1,519 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    4.1% or 197 total occurrences were Black.
    3.5% or 168 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    2.1% or 101 total occurrences were Asian.
    1.4% or 70 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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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

Examples of Montana in a Sentence

  1. Matt Rosendale:

    I’ll fight for more freedom and prosperity for all Montana, we need to send trump some conservative reinforcing that will end the liberal constriction.

  2. Robyn Heffernan:

    We have seen consecutive years, most recently the last five years, of some really extreme fire seasons. The centralized areas where those extreme conditions are might change like this year, we are seeing them in the middle of the Northern Rockies area into Montana. The focus area does shift but the tendency for us to see extreme fire seasons does remain the same.

  3. Rob Quist:

    This is about Montana values, we have a lot of common ground and that's where I'm hoping to connect with the people of Montana, where we can put this party ideology aside.

  4. Ali Mokdad:

    I mean, West Virginia [ is ] 41.1 % fully vaccinated. So 60 % of the population, at least, don't have immunity against infection, so, what do you expect ? We're going to have a surge. If you look at Montana, 51 %. Wyoming, 44.6 %. I mean, you could go on and on. There's so many states right now below 50. Louisiana, 48.1 %. Alabama, 45.2 %.

  5. Charles Gallagher:

    They're talking about hunting in Montana. They're not talking about walking into a Wal-Mart with a 9-millimeter strapped to their back. do I think that people who own guns lie in bed at night thinking about shooting a black man? No.

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