Montgomery[munt gum′ər ē, -gum′rē]
Montgomery, Bernard Law 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein 1887-1976; Brit. field marshal in WWII
capital of Ala., in the SC part, on the Alabama River: pop. 202,000
The capital of Alabama, in the southeast-central part of the state south-southeast of Birmingham. Long an important cotton and livestock market and port on the Alabama River, it served as the first capital of the Confederacy (February to May 1861). In the 1960s, it was the site of the Montgomery bus boycott, a major civil rights protest led by Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr.
Variant of Montgomeryshire