Definition of Monte

1. Noun. A gambling card game of Spanish origin; 3 or 4 cards are dealt face up and players bet that one of them will be matched before the others as the cards are dealt from the pack one at a time.

Exact synonyms: Four-card Monte, Three-card Monte
Generic synonyms: Card Game, Cards



Definition of Monte

1. n. A favorite gambling game among Spaniards, played with dice or cards.

2. n. In Spanish America, a wood; forest; timber land; esp., in parts of South America, a comparatively wooden region.

Definition of Monte

1. Noun. (card games) a game in which 3 or 4 cards are dealt face-up and players bet which of them will first be matched in suit by others dealt ¹

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Definition of Monte

1. a card game [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monte

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montants
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monte (current term)
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monte carlo method
montebrasite
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montesommaite

Literary usage of Monte

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1. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1875)
"These smaller and more modern vents are monte Tabor and the Castiglione. ... The little cone of monte Tabor is made up of an agglomerate of SEA Fio. IS. ..."

2. Switzerland, and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and the Tyrol by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1873)
"toe village of Paz zallo, from which monte Rosa is visible through л mountain gorge. Here the path diverges to the 1. from the broad road, ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"monte Cristo looked for the door of the inclosure, and was not long in finding it. ... monte Cristo stopped, after having closed the door and fastened the ..."

4. Italy by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1877)
"From the Porta S. Giorgio to the foot of monte Pellegrino 251. ... The zigzag path ascending the monte Pellegrino, which is visible from the town, ..."

5. Classical Philology by University of Chicago press, JSTOR (Organization) (1909)
"He found that all three contained a Calendar of Saints' Days, along with tables for the computation of Easter; that all three were written at monte Cassino; ..."

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