[mon-tee kahr-loh, -ti; Italian mawn-te kahr-law]
- a town in Monaco principality, in SE France: gambling resort.
- Statistics. of, relating to, or using a Monte Carlo method, as a Monte Carlo simulation or solution.
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Examples from the Web for monte carlo
There are detailed dispatches from the various cities he photographed: Monte-Carlo, Los Angeles, Warsaw, Lake Como.Helmut Newton Book ‘World Without Men’ Returns
April 2, 2013
Having thus crossed the Arno, he came towards Monte-carlo, where he was brought before the commissary for examination.Memoirs of the Dukes of Urbino, Volume I (of 3)
- 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)
Word Origin and History for 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
City in Monaco, world famous for its gambling casino.
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