Monte Carlo

[mon-tee kahr-loh, -ti; Italian mawn-te kahr-law]


a town in Monaco principality, in SE France: gambling resort.


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club, house, dive, joint, track, saloon, hall, bank, clubhouse, roadhouse, rotunda, honky-tonk

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Monte Carlo


a town and resort forming part of the principality of Monaco, on the Riviera: famous casino and the destination of an annual car rally (the Monte Carlo Rally). Pop: 15 507 (2000)
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Word Origin and History for monte carlo

Monte Carlo

Italian, literally "Charles's Mountain," founded 1866 and named for Charles III of Monaco (1818-1889). The car rally there dates to 1911.

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monte carlo in Culture

Monte Carlo

[(mon-ti kahr-loh)]

City in Monaco, world famous for its gambling casino.

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