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Monegasque

[mon-i-gask]
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noun, adjective
  1. Monacan.
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Origin of Monegasque

1880–85; < French monégasque < Provençal mounegasc, derivative of Mounegue Monaco
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Examples from the Web for monegasque

Historical Examples

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

    Rosemary in Search of a Father

    C. N. Williamson

  • 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

    C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson


British Dictionary definitions for monegasque

Monegasque

noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Monaco
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adjective
  1. of or relating to Monaco or its inhabitants
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Word Origin

from French, from Provençal mounegasc, from Mounegue Monaco
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