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Montmorency,town (1990 pop. 21,003), Val d'Oise dept., N France, a suburb N of Paris. J. J. RousseauRousseau, Jean Jacques
, 1712–78, Swiss-French philosopher, author, political theorist, and composer. Life and Works
Rousseau was born at Geneva, the son of a Calvinist watchmaker.
..... Click the link for more information. lived there (1756–62), first at the nearby "Hermitage," a cottage on the estate of his friend, Mme d'Épinay, and after his quarrel with her, in Montmorency itself.
Montmorency,river, c.60 mi (100 km) long, rising in the Laurentian Mts., S Que., Canada, and flowing generally S to the St. Lawrence River. Near its mouth are Montmorency Falls (275 ft/84 m high), providing hydroelectric power.
Montmorency(mŏnt'mərĕn`sē), town, S Que., Canada, at the confluence of the St. Lawrence and Montmorency rivers; now part of the municipality of BeauportBeauport
, city (1991 pop. 69,158), S Que., Canada, on the St. Lawrence River. It is a suburb of Quebec city. Settled in 1634, it is one of the oldest communities in Canada.
..... Click the link for more information. . It is a suburb of Quebec city and the site of the scenic Montmorency Falls.
companion on Thames boat trip. [Br. Lit.: Jerome Three Men in a Boat in Magill II, 1018]