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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a mound of fatty tissue covering the pubic area in women


Latin mōns ("mountain") (Wiktionary)
Shortened form (Wiktionary)


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