Definition of Monterey

1. Noun. A town in western California to the south of San Francisco on a peninsula at the southern end of Monterey Bay.

Generic synonyms: Town
Group relationships: Ca, Calif., California, Golden State

Definition of Monterey

1. Proper noun. The place name of various cities and counties. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monterey

Monte Bianco
Monte Carlo
Monte Carlo fallacy
Monte Carlo method
Monte Carlo methods
Monte Cristo sandwich
Montego Bay
Montenegro test
Monterey Bay
Monterey Jack
Monterey cypress
Monterey pine

Literary usage of Monterey

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

1. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1913)
"For nearly three hundred years monterey plodded along and dreamed of the dimming past ... But today there is life in the mountains and valleys of monterey, ..."

2. Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science by Johns Hopkins University, Herbert Baxter Adams (1891)
"In the early period, monterey was the most important of all the towns of this class ; but in a later period, her glory was surpassed by San Francisco. ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"On 1 May, 1850, the pope organized the Diocese of monterey and named Rt. Rev. Joseph Sadoc Alemany, OP, its first bishop, but Lower California was not ..."

4. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"By the last of August, Taylor had whipped his army into shape, and began to advance on monterey, a town believed to be impregnable, and where General Arista ..."

5. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant by Ulysses Simpson Grant (1885)
"ADVANCE ON monterey THE BLACK FORT THE BATTLE OF monterey—SURRENDER OF THE CITY. rI^HE advance from Camargo was commenced on 1 the 5th of September. ..."

6. Spanish Institutions of the Southwest by Frank Wilson Blackmar (1891)
"It is further evident that the foregoing laws represent the principles on which the four presidial towns, monterey, San Francisco, San Diego, ..."

7. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1910)
"THE CONVENTION OF monterey From JR Fry's ' Life of General Zachary Taylor.' CAMP NEAR monterey, November 8, 1846. SIR: In reply to so much of the ..."

8. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1874)
"It is about twelve hours from Saltillo to monterey, probably twice that from monterey to ... Underneath it is snugly and hotly packed the city of monterey. ..."

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