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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A town of Monaco on the Mediterranean Sea and the French Riviera. It is a noted resort famed for its casino and luxurious hotels. Population: 15,500.
  • adj. Of or relating to a problem-solving technique that uses random samples and other statistical methods for finding solutions to mathematical or physical problems.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A part of Monaco famous for its casinos.
  • proper n. A commonly served drink consisting of beer and grenadine.
  • proper n. Shortening of Monte Carlo method.
  • proper n. An informal dance competition, where contestants in one quarter of the floor are eliminated by a randomly chosen card representing the corner.

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

  • n. a town and popular resort in the principality of Monaco; famous for its gambling casino

Etymologies

After Monte Carlo 1.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Monte ("mountain") + Carlo ("Charles/Carl"). Named after Charles III of Monaco. (Wiktionary)

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