Origin of monte
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Examples from the Web for monte
On Sunday, November 2, Their Royal Highnesses will begin their visit to Mexico in the town of Real del Monte.
Yeah, like Kathmandu and Monte Carlo, Maine and Monrovia, Harold had been to Vegas before.The Stacks: Harold Conrad Was Many Things, But He Was Never, Ever Dull|Mark Jacobson|March 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She married Kenneth Dear, a businessman, in 1964, and after his retirement they moved to Malta, then Monte Carlo.
Newton shot the photos in Monte Carlo—where he lived—and the Tuscan countryside.Michelle Obama's Biggest Fashion Regret; LVMH Launches Contest for Emerging Designers|The Fashion Beast Team|November 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Prisoners around the world have said that reading The Count of Monte Cristo helped them get through their ordeal.
At that moment the revolving searchlight on Monte Mario passed over the room.The Eternal City|Hall Caine
Rita Dresden married Monte Irvin in the spring and bade farewell to the stage.Dope|Sax Rohmer
And it's much more convenient for us not to go to Monte Carlo, on other people's business.The Guests Of Hercules|C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
Nor do we here refer to the public casinos of France and Monte Carlo, where at worst one is playing against about 2½ per cent.London in the Sixties|One of the Old Brigade
Some Monte Carlo, such as a club might be with stakes practically unlimited, was the first desire of his heart.Mr. Scarborough's Family|Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for monte
Word Origin for monte
Word Origin and History for monte
gambling card game, 1824, from Spanish monte "mountain," from Latin montem (nominative mons), see mount (n.). So called from the heap of cards left after dealing. A favorite in California during the gold rush years. The three-card form (first attested 1877) is of Mexican origin.