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Monte Carlo

[mon-tee kahr-loh, -ti; Italian mawn-te kahr-law] /ˈmɒn ti ˈkɑr loʊ, -tɪ; Italian ˈmɔn tɛ ˈkɑr lɔ/
a town in Monaco principality, in SE France: gambling resort.
Statistics. of, relating to, or using a Monte Carlo method, as a Monte Carlo simulation or solution. Unabridged
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  • Also toured the world, but shot no game in Africa or Monte Carlo.

  • In Monte Carlo my husband's vices seemed to me to grow rank and fast.

  • He would not even ask himself why, really, Cosette had come to Monte Carlo.

    A Great Man Arnold Bennett
  • That night when I caught you two together on the terrace at Monte Carlo—you remember?

    The White Lie William Le Queux
  • People have begun to realise that it is often colder in Monte Carlo than in London.

    The White Lie William Le Queux
British Dictionary definitions for Monte Carlo

Monte Carlo

/ˈmɒntɪ ˈkɑːləʊ; French mɔ̃te karlo/
a town and resort forming part of the principality of Monaco, on the Riviera: famous casino and the destination of an annual car rally (the Monte Carlo Rally). Pop: 15 507 (2000)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for Monte Carlo

Italian, literally "Charles's Mountain," founded 1866 and named for Charles III of Monaco (1818-1889). The car rally there dates to 1911.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Monte Carlo in Culture
Monte Carlo [(mon-ti kahr-loh)]

City in Monaco, world famous for its gambling casino.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
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