noun, adjective

Origin of Monegasque

1880–85; < French monégasque < Provençal mounegasc, derivative of Mounegue Monaco Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for monegasque

Historical Examples of monegasque

  • 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.

    The Guests Of Hercules

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British Dictionary definitions for monegasque



a native or inhabitant of Monaco


of or relating to Monaco or its inhabitants

Word Origin for Monegasque

from French, from Provençal mounegasc, from Mounegue Monaco
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