Meaning of montani semper liberi*

mon•ta•ni sem•per li•be•ri

Pronunciation: (mōn-tä'nē sem'per lē'be-rē Eng. mon-tā'nī sem'p&schwar lib'&schwa-rī&sec), [key]
— Latin. Latin.
  1. mountaineers (are) always free: motto of West Virginia.
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