Definition of Monte Carlo

1. Noun. A town and popular resort in the principality of Monaco; famous for its gambling casino.

Generic synonyms: Town
Group relationships: Monaco, Principality Of Monaco

Definition of Monte Carlo

1. Proper noun. A part of Monaco famous for its casinos. ¹

2. Proper noun. A commonly served drink consisting of beer and grenadine. ¹

3. Proper noun. (statistics) Shortening of Monte Carlo method. ¹

4. Proper noun. An informal dance competition, where contestants in one quarter of the floor are eliminated by a randomly chosen card representing the corner. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monte Carlo

Mont Blanc
Montagu's harrier
Monte Bianco
Monte Carlo (current term)
Monte Carlo fallacy
Monte Carlo method
Monte Carlo methods
Monte Cristo sandwich
Montego Bay
Montenegro test
Monterey Bay

Literary usage of Monte Carlo

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Nineteenth Century (1889)
"Monte Carlo. IT cannot be necessary to say much as to the evils of Monte Carlo. All admit that they exist, and that they are very great; ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1914)
"Monte Carlo. Fiction. Plot of the prince's birthday. ... Spanish money, a story of Monte Carlo. CN Williamson and AM Williamson. 11. McClure. ..."

3. Cruising the Mediterranean: A Guide to the Ports of Call by Larry H. Ludmer (2007)
"Monte Carlo is the capital of Monaco, a tiny principality of barely more than ... Getting Around: If you decide to stay in Monte Carlo, there is no need for ..."

4. "Marse Henry": An Autobiography by Henry Watterson (1919)
"Whilst Monte Carlo is chiefly, I might say exclusively, identified in the general mind with gambling, and was indeed at the outset but a gambling resort, ..."

5. Southern France, Including Corsica: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1902)
"See Baedeker's Northern Italy. 75. Monaco. Monte Carlo. ... la Visitation and to the Station at Monte Carlo; from Monte Carlo Station to the Casino and Si. ..."

6. The Riviera of the Corniche Road by Frederick Treves (1921)
"The atmosphere of Monte Carlo is the subject of some comment. ... In defence it can be claimed that the moral atmosphere in Monte Carlo is not so vitiated ..."

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