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A city of northeast-central Louisiana east of Shreveport. Founded in 1785, it is an industrial center.


1. (Biography) James. 1758–1831, US statesman; fifth president of the US (1817–25). He promulgated the Monroe Doctrine (1823)
2. (Biography) Marilyn, born Norma Jeane Mortenson, later Norma Jeane Baker, sometimes spelled Norma Jean, 1926–62, US film actress. Her films include Niagara (1952), Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), and Some Like It Hot (1959)



1. James, 1758–1831, 5th president of the U.S. 1817–25.
2. Marilyn (Norma Jean Baker or Mortenson), 1926–62, U.S. film actress.
3. a city in N Louisiana. 54,520.
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Noun1.Monroe - United States film actress noted for sex appeal (1926-1962)Monroe - United States film actress noted for sex appeal (1926-1962)
2.Monroe - 5th President of the United StatesMonroe - 5th President of the United States; author of the Monroe Doctrine (1758-1831)
3.Monroe - a town of southeast Michigan on Lake Erie
Great Lakes State, Michigan, Wolverine State, MI - a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
4.Monroe - a town in north central Louisiana
Louisiana, Pelican State, LA - a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
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The grandfathers of 1876 were fond of telling how Webster opposed taking Texas and Oregon into the Union; how George Washington advised against including the Mississippi River; and how Monroe warned Congress that a country that reached from the Atlantic to the Middle West was "too extensive to be governed but by a despotic monarchy.
The power of Treaty may yet prove a vast engine of enlargement, when the Monroe doctrine takes its true place as a political fable.
Commander Farragut, desirous of seeing Ned Land at work, gave him permission to go on board the Monroe.
Monroe, then secretary of state, requesting protection from the government of the United States.
After trying for several days in and near the town of Hampton, I finally secured work in a restaurant at Fortress Monroe.
The old America had only one foreign policy, and that was to hold inviolate the Monroe doctrine.
The partnership has created approximately 30 full time jobs with DRM, a Dundee, Michigan-based company that provides transportation and material handling services for the Port of Monroe.
Bill Gabbard and Clarissa Fiscus of The Gabbard Team Keller Williams co-listed a custom built home in Monroe Crossings.
Monroe stole her book bag after placing a knife to her neck.
In contrast to the previous Monroe documentaries, Love, Marilyn is distinguished by having a celebrated documentarian as its writer-director.
Monroe was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, to Spence and Elizabeth Monroe on April 28, 1758.
We asked Susan Doban Architect, PC to create a new home for Monroe College's School of Hospitality Management and the Culinary Arts on a very tight schedule and we are delighted with the results," Marc Jerome, vice president of Monroe College.

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