mons

[monz]

Origin of mons

1615–25; < New Latin; Latin mōns mountain, hill; see mount2

Mons

[mawns]
noun
  1. a city in Belgium.

mon

[mon]
noun Scot. and North England.
  1. man1.

Mon

[mohn]
noun
  1. an Austroasiatic language used chiefly in Burma in the vicinity of Moulmein.

Mons.

Hainaut

[e-noh]
noun
  1. a medieval county in territory now in SW Belgium and N France.
  2. a province in SW Belgium. 1437 sq. mi. (3722 sq. km). Capital: Mons.
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British Dictionary definitions for mons

Mons

noun
  1. a town in SW Belgium, capital of Hainaut province: scene of the first battle (1914) of the British Expeditionary Force during World War I. Pop: 91 185 (2004 est)Flemish name: Bergen

Hainaut

Hainault

noun
  1. a province of SW Belgium: stretches from the Flanders Plain in the north to the Ardennes in the south. Capital: Mons. Pop: 1 283 200 (2004 est). Area: 3797 sq km (1466 sq miles)

Mon

noun
  1. plural Mon or Mons a member of a people of Myanmar and Thailand related to the Khmer of Cambodia
  2. the language of this people, belonging to the Mon-Khmer family
Symbol: Talaing
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Word Origin and History for mons
n.

from Latin mons (plural montes) "mountain" (see mount (n.)); used in English in various anatomical senses, especially mons Veneris "mountains of Love," fleshy eminence atop the vaginal opening, 1690s; often mons for short.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

mons in Medicine

mons

[mŏnz]
n. pl. mon•tes (mŏntēz)
  1. An anatomical prominence or slight elevation above the general level of the surface.
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