Definition of Monacan

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Monaco.

Exact synonyms: Monegasque
Group relationships: Monaco, Principality Of Monaco
Generic synonyms: European
Derivative terms: Monegasque

2. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Monaco or its people.
Exact synonyms: Monegasque
Partainyms: Monaco, Monaco
Derivative terms: Monaco, Monegasque

Definition of Monacan

1. Adjective. Of, or pertaining to, Monaco ¹

2. Adjective. Of, or pertaining to, the Native America tribe of the '''Monacans''' ¹

3. Noun. Somebody from Monaco. ¹

4. Noun. A member of the Native American tribe of the '''Monacans''' ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monacan

Mom and apple pie
Momordica balsamina
Momordica charantia
Mona Lisa
Monacan (current term)
Monakow's bundle
Monakow's nucleus
Monakow's syndrome
Monakow's tract
Monarda citriodora
Monarda clinopodia

Literary usage of Monacan

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1. Native Cemeteries and Forms of Burial East of the Mississippi by David Ives Bushnell (1920)
"Among these may be mentioned the Monacan, enemies of the ... THE Monacan During the autumn of the year 1608 a party of the colonists from Jamestown, ..."

2. Chinook texts by Franz Boas (1894)
"In this connection it may be stated that coal was afterward discovered and worked with profit near the Monacan town. To accomplish their purpose the more ..."

3. Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, Under the Editorial Supervision of Lyon edited by Lyon Gardiner Tyler (1915)
"William, a silversmith, who in 1608 accompanied Christopher Newport in his expedition to the Monacan country and \\as the first to discover the veins of ..."

4. Proceedings of the New York Historical Society by New-York Historical Society (1844)
"This land still retains its name, and is now called the Monacan Town ; and an old church erected there is yet called the Monacan Church. ..."

5. Economic History of Virginia in the Seventeenth Century: An Inquiry Into the by Philip Alexander Bruce (1907)
"1 "Our people in their first discovery into the Monacan country ... other lyes in the myd-waie betweene twoo townes of Monacan, the neerest called VOL. i. ..."

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