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mon

[mon] /mɒn/
noun, Scot. and North England.
1.
man1 .

Mon

[mohn] /moʊn/
noun
1.
an Austroasiatic language used chiefly in Burma in the vicinity of Moulmein.

mon-

1.
variant of mono- before a vowel:
monacid.

mon.

Mon.

1.
2.
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  • "I doubt it not, mon ami," quoth the archer, going back to his tankard.

    The White Company Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Why, mon petit, it was years ago in Limousin, and how can I bear in mind what was the cause of it?

    The White Company Arthur Conan Doyle
  • mon petit Dame came downstairs, with her grave husband, and kissed me.

    My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt
  • This paper was my contract, and mon petit Dame explained that she was not my mother.

    My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt
  • mon petit Dame was waiting for me downstairs in the concierge's room.

    My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt
  • mon petit Dame was with me nearly all day, and I dined every evening with my mother.

    My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt
  • mon petit Dame stayed on with me, and we talked till daybreak.

    My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt
  • At that time I had no secretary, but mon petit Dame served me as such.

    My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt
British Dictionary definitions for mon

Mon

/məʊn/
noun
1.
(pl) Mon, Mons. a member of a people of Myanmar and Thailand related to the Khmer of Cambodia
2.
the language of this people, belonging to the Mon-Khmer family
Symbol Talaing

mon-

combining form
1.
a variant of mono-

Mon.

abbreviation
1.
Monday
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mon in Medicine

mon- pref.
Variant of mono-.

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Slang definitions & phrases for mon

mon

noun

Money (1894+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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