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Mon·tan·a

Montana

 
pronunciation:
man tae n
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part of speech: noun
definition: a state in the northwestern United States. Its capital is Helena. (abbreviated: MT)
 
derivation: Montanan (n.)
Word History
Montana means "mountainous" in Spanish. The name was first used officially when the Montana Territory was formed in 1864.