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Monmouth,

Welsh Trefynwy, town (1981 pop. 7,379), Monmouthshire, SE Wales, at the junction of the Monnow and Wye rivers. The town is a popular tourist and agricultural center with flourishing cattle and produce markets. Industries include food processing and paper manufacture. Fishing is also an activity. Remains of a 12th-century castle (in which Henry V was born), a Norman church, and an old bridge (1272) over the Monnow are there. Monmouth School for boys was founded in 1614. A local museum commemorates Admiral Horatio NelsonNelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount,
1758–1805, British admiral. The most famous of Britain's naval heroes, he is commemorated by the celebrated Nelson Column in Trafalgar Square, London.
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's numerous connections with the town.

Monmouth,

city (1990 pop. 9,489), seat of Warren co., W Ill.; inc. 1852. Located in a farm area, it is a trade center with a packing plant. Manufactures include pottery, farm tools, and feed. Monmouth College is in the city. Wyatt EarpEarp, Wyatt Berry Stapp
, 1848–1929, law officer, gambler, and gunfighter of the American West, b. Monmouth, Ill. After serving as police officer in Wichita (1874) and Dodge City (1876–77), Kans.
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 was born there.

Monmouth

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James Scott, Duke of Monmouth. 1649--85, the illegitimate son of Charles II of England, he led a rebellion against James II in support of his own claim to the Crown; captured and beheaded

Monmouth

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a market town in E Wales, in Monmouthshire: Norman castle, where Henry V was born in 1387. Pop.: 8547 (2001)
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More than 730 sailors from HMS Monmouth perished in the cold waters off Chile's southern coastline, a loss so early in World War I that caused great alarm in London.
As Monmouth School celebrates 400 years of educational excellence in 2014, the schools' foundation has invested in new state-of-theart facilities to ensure that they retain their strong position at the forefront of developing the next generation of talented, highachieving individuals ready to make their mark on the world stage.
Monmouth sits astride the border of England and Wales, at the junction of the Rivers Monnow and Wye, as the latter winds its way along a steeply sided and heavily wooded valley past Tintern Abbey to Chepstow and the Bristol Channel.
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Monmouth University has received a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence grant to bring Israeli psychologist Dan Bar-On and Palestinian educator Sami Adwan to campus for the spring 2007 semester.
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TON Pentre have thrown the Nathanial Cars Welsh League title chase wide open after their 1-0 home win against Monmouth Town at Ynys Park.
A SENIOR cleric in the diocese of Monmouth was yesterday elected to serve as its new bishop.
This is an exciting time in the history of Monmouth county and we are pleased to be embarking on this new office and research park in Wall township," stated Sheldon A.