Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in classic literature ?
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 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.
Monroe County was established in the Michigan Territory in July of 1817 by Territorial Governor Lewis Cass.
The home is located at 415 Brandon Drive Monroe Ohio 45050.
Monroe in the area of Jefferson and Dorchester streets while on their way to school.
24 October 2012 -- Chicago, USA-based newly-formed specialty finance company Monroe Capital Corp.
Fifty years after her death, Monroe is no longer under private ownership.
London, July 7 ( ANI ): Chanel No 5 claimed Marilyn Monroe as its most famous fan but it has come to light that the star had in fact loved another perfume.

Full browser ?