from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northeast-central Louisiana east of Shreveport. Founded in 1785, it is an industrial center. Population: 51,600.
- Monroe, Harriet 1860-1936. American poet who founded and edited (1912-1936) Poetry, an influential magazine in which works of Marianne Moore, Wallace Stevens, and William Carlos Williams, among others, were first published.
- Monroe, James 1758-1831. The fifth President of the United States (1817-1825), whose administration was marked by the acquisition of Florida (1819), the Missouri Compromise (1820), in which Missouri was declared a slave state, and the profession of the Monroe Doctrine (1823), declaring U.S. opposition to European interference in the Americas.
- Monroe, Marilyn Originally Norma Jean Baker. 1926-1962. American actress noted for her roles in movies such as Some Like It Hot (1959) and The Misfits (1961) and for her tragic death.
- Monroe, William Smith Known as "Bill.” 1911-1996. American guitarist, singer, and songwriter widely regarded as the father of bluegrass.
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- proper n. A Scottish topographic surname from Gaelic words meaning "foot of a hill"
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- n. United States film actress noted for sex appeal (1926-1962)
- n. a town in north central Louisiana
- n. 5th President of the United States; author of the Monroe Doctrine (1758-1831)
- n. a town of southeast Michigan on Lake Erie
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