Monte Carlo

[ mon-tee kahr-loh, -ti; Italian mawn-te kahr-law ]
/ ˈmɒn ti ˈkɑr loʊ, -tɪ; Italian ˈmɔn tɛ ˈkɑr lɔ /
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noun

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

adjective

Statistics. of, relating to, or using a Monte Carlo method, as a Monte Carlo simulation or solution.
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British Dictionary definitions for monte carlo

Monte Carlo

/ (ˈmɒntɪ ˈkɑːləʊ, French mɔ̃te karlo) /

noun

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.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Culture definitions for monte carlo

Monte Carlo

[ (mon-ti kahr-loh) ]

City in Monaco, world famous for its gambling casino.

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