from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of southwest Belgium near the French border southwest of Brussels. Founded on the site of a Roman camp, it was an important cloth market in the 14th century. Population: 91,200.
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- proper n. A mountain.
- proper n. Capital city of the province of Hainaut, Belgium.
- proper n. A diminutive of the female given name Monica
- proper n. A diminutive of the male given name Montgomery
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In anatomy, the mons Veneris.
- n. An abbreviation of the French Monsieur.
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- n. a mound of fatty tissue covering the pubic area in women
The only one of his senior officials who I have actually met is the incoming National Security Adviser, Jim Jones, who I went to see once at SHAPE in Mons when he was SACEUR (sorry for the mystifying abbreviations but spelling them out in full is tedious).
Our lead character, Victor Mons, is a painter whose most recent collection is titled Monstruary: “a menagerie of personal demons summoned from the disturbing and often erotic images of his past.”
As I recall, Olympus Mons is much higher than Everest.
One of these presbyters, Novatus, selected Felicissimus as deacon of his church in the district called Mons, and because of the importance of the office of deacon in the African Church,
In the normal position nothing is visible but the peculiarly human cushion of fat picturesquely termed the Mons Veneris
The place was called Mons Sacer, or the Sacred Hill, forever after, and the laws by which the sanctity of the tribunitian office was secured were called the _Leges Sacratæ_.
The very name Mons Grampus implies the existence of some conspicuous eminence in the near neighbourhood.
Bounded on the north by the range of hills which Strabo calls Mons Masius, and on the east by the waterless upland which lies directly west of the middle Tigris, it comprises within it all the numerous affluents of the Khabour and Bilik, and is thus better supplied with water than almost any country in these regions.
The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 4. (of 7): Babylon The History, Geography, And Antiquities Of Chaldaea, Assyria, Babylon, Media, Persia, Parthia, And Sassanian or New Persian Empire; With Maps and Illustrations.
As the Senate, although it frequently met, came to no decision on this matter, the plebeians suddenly assembled in a body, left the city, and established themselves on what was afterwards called the Mons Sacer, or Sacred Hill, near the river Anio.
Bellu'tus, retired to a mountain, hence called the Mons Sacer, within three miles of Rome.
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