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Tarn-et-Garonne, with a celebrated Protestant
university. It is the see of a bishop, restored in
1817. Here are manufactures of silk stockings,
stuffs, serges, shalloons, &c. This town was
taken from the Huguenots in 1629, and the forti-
fications were demolished. In the reign of Louis
XIV. it was depopulated by the dragounades, and
in. 1815 it suffered much from a persecution rais-
ed against the Protestants by an infuriated rabble.
It is seated on an eminence, on the river Tarn, 20
m. N. of Toulouse and 30 S. of Cahors.

Montbeliard, a town of France, department of
Doubs, with a castle on a rock. It has a good
trade in linen, leather, and cutlery, and near it is
a considerable iron mine. It is seated at the con-
fluence of the Savoureuse with the Luzine, which
soon after joins the Doubs, 10 m. S. S. VV. of Be-
fort and 47 N. E. of Besanqon. Long.
6. 56. E.,
lat. 47. 30. N.

Montbrison, a town of France, capital ofthe de-
partment of Loire, celebrated for its medicinal
? waters. It is seated on the Vezize, 40 m. W. S.

. W. of Lyons Long. 4. 7. E., lat. 45. 34. N.
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Monldidier, a town of France,' department of
Soinine, seated on a mountain, 22 m. S. S. E. of
Amiens and 58 N. by E. of Paris.

Monte Alcino, a town of Tuscany, famous for
producing the best wine in Italy, called Mus-
eatella di Monte Alcino. It is 24 m. S. S. E. of
Sienna.

Monte Alto, a town of Italy, in Ancona, 14 m. S-

S. W. of Ferma

Monte Christo, a town, river, bay, and cape on
the N. side of St. Domingo. The cape is a high
hill, in the form of a tent, called by the French
Cape la Grange. Long. 71. 50. W., lat. 19. 54.
N.—Also a chain of mountains in St. Domingo,
extending from Monte Christo Bay to the bay of
Sarnana.    '

Monte Faleo, a town of Italy, in the papal
states, near the river Clitumno, 12 m. W. of
Spoletcw

Monte Fiascone, a town of Italy, in the papal
states, near the lake Bolsena, 12 m. N. N. W. of
Viterbo.

Monte Fossoli, a town of Tuscany, in the Pisano,
IS m. E. by N. of Leghorn.

Monte Leone, a town of Naples, in Calabria Ul-
tra, and a bishop’s see, 12 m. N. N. E. of Nico-
tera.

Monte Leone, a town of Naples, in Principato
Ultra, 9 m. N. of Benevento.

Monte Marano, a town of Naples, in Principato
Ultra, near the river Cahore, 18 m. S. of Bene-
vento.

Montrc Peloso, a town of Naples, in Basilicata,
near the river Basiento, 14 m. E. of Acerenza.

Monte Santo. See Athos.

Monte Verde, a town of Naples, in Principato
Ultra, 16 m. N. E. of Conza.

Monte Video, a sea-port of Banda Oriental, at the
mouth of the Rio de la Plata, and the capital of
the territory. The town is surrounded by a strong
wall, and the principal trade consists in hides.
It is seated at the foot of a lofty conical moun-
tain, on the N. side of the river, 140 in. E. of Bue-
nos Ayres. Long. 53. 25. W., lat_34. 35. S.

Montechio, a town of Austrian Italy, in the pro-
vince of Brescia, near which the French defeated
the Austrians in 1796. 10 m. S. E. of Brescia.

Montego Bay, a sea-port, on a bay of the same
name, on
the N. side of the island of Jamacia.
Long.
78. 0. W., lat. 18. 30. N.

Montelimart a town of France, department of

Drome, with an ancient citadel, and manufac-
tures of wool, silk, and leather. It is seated
in a
fertile plain, near the Rhone, 25 m. S. of Valence
and 50 N. of Avignon.

Montemor o Novo, a town of Portugal, in Alem-
tejo, on the Canna, 15 m. W. N. W. of Evora and
55 E. of Lisbon.

Montemor o Velho, a town of Portugal, in Beira,
with a castle, seated on the Mondego, 106 m. N.
by E. of Lisbon.

Monlereau, a town of France, department of
Seine-et-Marne, celebrated for a battle fought here
on the 17th of February 1814, between the allies
and the French, in which the former were defeat-
ed with great loss. It has a trade in corn, &c.,
and is seated on the Seine, at the influx of the
Yonne, 15 m. S. E. of Melun.

Monterey, a sea-port of New Albion, in a juris-
diction of its name. It comprehends an area of
300 yards long by 250 wide, is walled round, and
has a fort, with a small kind of blockhouse a lit-
tle above the top of the wall, at each corner of
the square. It stands on the S. E. part of a spa
cious bay of its name. Long. 121. 34. W.. lat. 37

6. N.

Mohtesa, a town and fortress of Spain, in Valen-
cia, 9 m. W. S. W. ofSan Felipe.

Montesquieu, a town of France, in the depart-
ment of Upper Garonne,15 m. S. S. E. of Toulouse

Montesquiou, a town of France, department of
Gers, 11 m. W. S. W. of Auch.

Montezuma, ph. Cayuga Co. N. Y. on the Erie
canal. 12 m. W. Auburn.

Montferrand, a town of France, now forming a
suburb to
Clermont, which see.

Montferrat, a duchy of Italy, forming a part of
the Sardinian states, and bounded by Piedmont,
the Milanese, and Genoa, from which last it is
separated by the Apennines. It i s
very fertile
and well cultivated, abounding in corn, wine, oil,
and silk.

Montfort, a town of France, in the department
of Seine-et-Oise, 16 m. W. of Versailles.

Montfort, a towin of France, department of Ule-
et-Vilaine, 12 m. W. of Rennes.

Montfort, a fortified town of the Netherlands, in
Utrecht, seated on the Yssel, 7 m. S. W. of
Utrecht.

Montfort, a town of the Austrian States, in Ty-
rol,
6 m. N. ofFeldkirch.

Montgatz, or Munkacs, a town of Hungary, with
a fortress, composed of three castles, seated on a
craggy rock. It is'encompassed by a great mo-
rass; and was defended three years by the wife
of count Tekeli, the leader ofthe Hungarian mal-
contents,near the close of the seventeenth century.
It is 152 m. E. S. E. of Cracow. Long. 21. 55.
E., lat. 48. 26. N.

Montgomery, a county of New York Pop. 43,
595. Johnstown is the capital; a county of tbe E
District of Pennsylvania. Pop. 39,404. Norristown
is the capital; a county of Maryland. Pop. 19,
816. Rockville is the capital; a county of the
W. district of Virginia. Pop. 12,304. Christians
burg is the capital, a county of Ohio. Pop. 24,252
Dayton is the capital, a county of Kentucky
Pop. 10,221. Mount Sterling is the capital; a
county of W. Tennessee. Pop. 14,365. Clarkes
ville is the capital; a county of Alabama. Pop
12,694. Montgomery is the capital ; a county of
Missouri. Pop. 3,900. Lewistown is the capital
a county of Illinois. Pop. 2,950. Hillsborough is
the capital; a county of Indianna. Pop.
7(336.
Crawfordsville is the capital.


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