Monroe

[muh n-roh]
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noun


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  • He felt it more keenly, that the eyes of Monroe were on him.

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  • Well,” remarked Monroe, as he witnessed this maneuver, “what is it?

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  • Monroe eyed him narrowly for an instant, and then tossed away the cigar.

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  • He addressed some gallant words to Judithe, and then turned to Monroe.

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  • “Captain Monroe, I want a word with you,” and his tone was a challenge in itself.

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British Dictionary definitions for monroe

Monroe

noun

James. 1758–1831, US statesman; fifth president of the US (1817–25). He promulgated the Monroe Doctrine (1823)
Marilyn, born Norma Jeane Mortenson. later Norma Jeane Baker, sometimes spelled Norma Jean, 1926–62, US film actress. Her films include Niagara (1952), Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), and Some Like It Hot (1959)
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