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A principality on the Mediterranean Sea consisting of an enclave in southeast France. Probably settled by Phoenicians, it has been ruled by the Grimaldi family since the 1200s. At various times Monaco was under the protection of Spain, Sardinia, and France but regained its sovereignty in 1861. The village of Monaco, or Monaco-Ville, is the capital.
Mon′a·can adj. & n.
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Monaco(ˈmɒnəˌkəʊ; məˈnɑːkəʊ; French mɔnako)
(Placename) a principality in SW Europe, on the Mediterranean and forming an enclave in SE France: the second smallest sovereign state in the world (after the Vatican); consists of Monaco-Ville (the capital) on a rocky headland, La Condamine (a business area and port), Monte Carlo (the resort centre), and Fontvieille, a light industrial area. Language: French. Religion: Roman Catholic. Currency: euro. Pop: 30 500 (2013 est). Area: 189 hectares (476 acres).
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Mon•a•co(ˈmɒn əˌkoʊ, məˈnɑ koʊ)
1. a principality on the Mediterranean coast, bordering SE France. 32,149; ½ sq. mi. (1.3 sq. km).
2. the capital of this principality. 1234.
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|Noun||1.||Monaco - a constitutional monarchy in a tiny enclave on the French Riviera|
Monaco-Ville - the capital of Monaco
Monte Carlo - a town and popular resort in the principality of Monaco; famous for its gambling casino
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
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MonacoPrincipato di Monaco
Monaco[ˈmɒnəkəʊ] N → Mónaco m
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n → Monaco nt
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Monaco[ˈmɒnəˌkəʊ] n → Monaco f (Principato)
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Monaco→ مُونَاكُو Monako Monaco Monaco Μονακό Mónaco Monaco Monaco Monako Monaco モナコ 모나코 Monaco Monaco Monako Mónaco, Mônaco Монако Monaco ประเทศโมนาโค Monako nước Monaco 摩纳哥
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