[ mawn-te kahs-see-naw ]
/ ˈmɔn tɛ kɑsˈsi nɔ /
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a monastery at Cassino, Italy: founded a.d. c530 by St. Benedict and destroyed by Allied bombings in 1944.
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Words nearby Monte Cassino
Montebello, Monte Bianco, montebrasite, Monte Carlo, Monte Carlo method, Monte Cassino, Monte Corno, Monte Cristo, Montefeltro, Montefiascone, Montego Bay
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How to use Monte Cassino in a sentence
Some one among the monks of Monte Cassino saw a dove hovering over his head as he said mass.The Makers of Modern Rome|Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
Benedict was born in 480, and he died at Monte Cassino in 543.Anglo-Saxon Literature|John Earle
The school was originally a monastic school under the influence of the Benedictine monks from Monte Cassino not far away.Education: How Old The New|James J. Walsh
In the eleventh century one of his bones was sent from France to Monte Cassino, and there received with great enthusiasm.Curiosities of Christian History|Croake James
In the second, he converts the inhabitants of Monte Cassino from their worship of Apollo.The Story of Siena and San Gimignano|Edmund G. Gardner
British Dictionary definitions for Monte Cassino
/ (ˈmɒntɪ kəˈsiːnəʊ, Italian ˈmonte kasˈsiːno) /
a hill above Cassino in central Italy: site of intense battle during World War II: site of Benedictine monastery (530 ad), destroyed by Allied bombing in 1944, later restored
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