a principality on the Mediterranean coast, bordering southeastern France. ½ sq. mi. (1.3 sq. km).
the capital of the principality of Monaco.
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How to use Monaco in a sentence
Yele Haiti did fess up to paying you $100,000 for a benefit concert in Monaco.Wyclef Jean Talks Lauryn Hill, the Yele Haiti Controversy, and Chris Christie | Marlow Stern | November 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Princess Charlene of Monaco, the athletic, South African bride of Prince Albert, is also with child.
But will marriage to this ‘nice guy’ and a new baby be enough to keep Charlene sane – or make her happy – in Monaco?
However, many Europeans still regard Monaco with deep suspicion.
She has made little secret of the fact she would rather be back in South Africa, or London, or Paris, or anywhere but Monaco.
In retirement and disgrace at Monaco, he saw with dismay the armies of the Allies surging up to the French frontier.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
The next day the two men stood by the side of the shallow grave; graves are shallow in Monaco, for the ground is very rocky.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume III (of 3) | Charles James Wills
Monte Carlo is in the territory of Monaco, which is the smallest independent state in Europe at least.From the Thames to the Tiber | J. Wardle
One French representative did propose a separate vote for the little principality of Monaco.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind | Herbert George Wells
Even if you escape these desperadoes, you still run some risk of discovering what the inside of a prison in Monaco is like.Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo | E. Phillips Oppenheim
British Dictionary definitions for Monaco
a principality in SW Europe, on the Mediterranean and forming an enclave in SE France: the second smallest sovereign state in the world (after the Vatican); consists of Monaco-Ville (the capital) on a rocky headland, La Condamine (a business area and port), Monte Carlo (the resort centre), and Fontvieille, a light industrial area. Language: French. Religion: Roman Catholic. Currency: euro. Pop: 30 500 (2013 est). Area: 189 hectares (476 acres): Related adjective: Monegasque
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Cultural definitions for Monaco
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