Definition of Monroe

1. Noun. United States film actress noted for sex appeal (1926-1962).

Exact synonyms: Marilyn Monroe, Norma Jean Baker
Generic synonyms: Actress

2. Noun. 5th President of the United States; author of the Monroe Doctrine (1758-1831).

3. Noun. A town of southeast Michigan on Lake Erie.
Generic synonyms: Town
Group relationships: Great Lakes State, Mi, Michigan, Wolverine State

4. Noun. A town in north central Louisiana.
Generic synonyms: Town
Group relationships: La, Louisiana, Pelican State

Definition of Monroe

1. Proper noun. (surname Scottish topographic from=Scottish Gaelic dot=) from Gaelic words meaning "foot of a hill" ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monroe

Monotropa hypopithys
Monotropa uniflora
Monro's doctrine
Monro's foramen
Monro's line
Monro's sulcus
Monro-Kellie doctrine
Monro-Richter line
Monroe Doctrine
Monsel's salt
Monsel's solution
Monsel solution
Monson curve

Literary usage of Monroe

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

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1914)
"monroe doctrine and the foreign policy of the United States in the western hemisphere. ... Pan-American diplomacy superseding the monroe doctrine in Mexico. ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"RD Meader and Bennet, Twitty & Reese, all of Brunswick, for defendant in error. LUKE, J. Spears, as temporary administrator of monroe Phillips, ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"agreed that Moore should give monroe his note for one hundred end sixty dollars and surrender monroe's note for two hundred and ..."

4. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1916)
"I. WHAT IS THE monroe POLICY? There is probably no principle of American ... There has been more discussion of the monroe Policy in the last two years than ..."

5. Latin America and the United States by Graham Henry Stuart (1922)
"CHAPTER H THE monroe DOCTRINE IN any discussion of the relations between the United States and Latin America the monroe Doctrine must necessarily occupy a ..."

6. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1905)
"The de facto political character of the Doctrine, whole matter of intervention becomes clearly apparent through the so-called monroe ..."

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