What does Montreal mean?

Definitions for Montrealˌmɒn triˈɔl, ˌmʌn-; mɔ̃ reɪˈal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Montreal(noun)

    a city in southern Quebec province on the Saint Lawrence River; the largest city in Quebec and 2nd largest in Canada; the 2nd largest French-speaking city in the world


  1. Montreal(ProperNoun)

    A river port and the largest city in Quebec.


  1. Montreal

    Montreal is a city in the Canadian province of Quebec. It is the largest city in the province, the second-largest in the country and the fifteenth-largest in North America. Originally called Ville-Marie, or "City of Mary", it is named after Mount Royal, the triple-peaked hill located in the heart of the city, or Mont Réal as it was spelled in Middle French. The city is located on the Island of Montreal, which took its name from the same source as the city, and a few much smaller peripheral islands, the largest of which is Île Bizard. As of 2011, the city of Montreal had a population of 1,649,519. Montreal's metropolitan area had a population of 3,824,221 and a population of 1,886,481 in the urban agglomeration of Montreal, all of the municipalities on the Island of Montreal included. French is the city's official language and is also the language spoken at home by 56.9% of the population in the city of Montreal proper, followed by English at 18.6% and 19.8% other languages. In the larger Montreal Census Metropolitan Area, 67.9% of the population speaks French at home, compared to 16.5% who speak English. 56% of the population are able to speak both English and French. Montreal is the second largest primarily French-speaking city in the world, after Paris.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Montreal

    the greatest commercial city of Canada, on an island in the St. Lawrence, at the confluence of the Ottawa River, 150 m. above Quebec, is the centre of railway communication with the whole Dominion and the States, connected by water with all the shipping ports on the great lakes, and does an enormous import and export trade; its principal shipment is grain; it is the chief banking centre, has the greatest universities (M'Gill and a branch of Laval), hospitals, and religious institutions, and pursues boot and shoe, clothing, and tobacco manufactures; more than half the population is French and Roman Catholic, and the education of Protestant and Roman Catholic children is kept distinct; founded in 1642 by the French, Montreal passed to Britain in 1760; in 1776 it was occupied by the revolting colonies, but recovered next year, and since then has had a steady career of prosperity and advancement.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Montreal in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Montreal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jerry Coleman:

    Montreal leads Atlanta by three, 5-1.

  2. Jerry Coleman:

    At the end of six innings of play, it's Montreal 5, Expos 3.

  3. Craig Sauve:

    The pit bull-style dog will no longer be considered a dangerous breed in Montreal.

  4. Chief Executive Steve Williams:

    Rail into Montreal is marginal and rail to the Gulf Coast is not economic at this time so we are currently not railing to the Gulf Coast.

  5. Merv Gray:

    I'm eagerly awaiting a call from Montreal (Bombardier's head office) on this, we want to save the program because if the program goes down then that's 1,100 jobs.

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Translations for Montreal

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