- an aluminum coin and monetary unit of the Mongolian People's Republic, the 100th part of a tugrik.
Origin of mongo2
From the modern Mongolian word möngö literally, silver, money
- a member of any of various agricultural peoples of the central Democratic Republic of the Congo.
- the Bantu language of the Mongo peoples.
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Examples from the Web for mongo
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I was a close watcher of Mongo John whenever he engaged in the purchase of slaves.
Cursing and maltreating a Fullah chief and a white Mongo; 3.
He bade me be wary of the Mongo, who in his presence had threatened my life.
Next day forty more were despatched by the Mongo; but still my liberty was denied.
Still, the results of this denial did not affect the Mongo personally and alone.
- a variant of mungo
- a Mongolian monetary unit worth one hundredth of a tugrik
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