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Monegasque

[ mon-i-gask ]
/ ˌmɒn ɪˈgæsk /
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noun, adjective
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Origin of Monegasque

1880–85; <French monégasque<Provençal mounegasc, derivative of Mounegue Monaco
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How to use Monegasque in a sentence

  • Two or three deep-eyed, long-lashed Monegasque men smiled at her kindly, as Monegasque men and Italians smile at all children.

  • No one, Vanno had been told, who was not Monegasque by birth or nationalization was allowed to live on the Rock.

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  • He felt rather guilty and doubtful of his reception, as a neat little Monegasque maid told him that Madame was chez elle.

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British Dictionary definitions for Monegasque

Monegasque
/ (ˌmɒnəˈɡæsk) /

noun
a native or inhabitant of Monaco
adjective
of or relating to Monaco or its inhabitants

Word Origin for Monegasque

from French, from Provençal mounegasc, from Mounegue Monaco
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