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[moh-nuh] /ˈmoʊ nə/
a female given name. Unabridged
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  • Mona looked about her helplessly, her heart sinking right down, down.

    The Making of Mona Mabel Quiller-Couch
  • "There's only my father and my aunt and brother when I go home," said Mona.

    An Australian Lassie Lilian Turner
  • Mona sank down in the arm-chair, and stared about her in speechless surprise.

    The Making of Mona Mabel Quiller-Couch
  • Mrs. Everard and her daughter Mona assisted Anne in receiving the guests.

    The Art of Disappearing John Talbot Smith
  • Mona who kept and treasured every one of the little "private" notes sent to her by Dot.

    An Australian Lassie Lilian Turner
British Dictionary definitions for Mona


a W African guenon monkey, Cercopithecus mona, with dark fur on the back and white or yellow underparts
Word Origin
C18: from Spanish or Portuguese: monkey
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Word Origin and History for Mona

fem. proper name, from Irish Muadhnait, diminutive of muadh "noble."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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