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Mons

 (môNs)
A city of southwest Belgium near the French border southwest of Brussels. Founded on the site of a Roman camp, it was an important cloth market in the 1300s.

mons

 (mŏnz)
n. pl. mon·tes (mŏn′tēz)
A protuberance of the human body, especially that formed by the pubic bones.

[Latin mōns, mountain; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

Mons

(French mɔ̃s)
n
(Placename) a town in SW Belgium, capital of Hainaut province: scene of the first battle (1914) of the British Expeditionary Force during World War I. Pop: 91 185 (2004 est). Flemish name: Bergen

Mons

(mɔ̃s)

n.
a city in SW Belgium. 89,515.

Mons.

Monsieur.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mons - a mound of fatty tissue covering the pubic area in women
adipose tissue, fatty tissue, fat - a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs; "fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold"
vulva - external parts of the female genitalia
loins, pubes, pubic region - the lower part of the abdomen just above the external genital organs
Translations

Mons

ABBR (Rel) =Monseigneur or MonsignorMons.
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"'Mons. Lavalle, descend and make reparation for outrage of domicile.
Soon people from Dort to Mons began to talk of Mynheer van Baerle's tulips; and his beds, pits, drying-rooms, and drawers of bulbs were visited, as the galleries and libraries of Alexandria were by illustrious Roman travellers.
Van Mons, in his treatise on pears and apples, shows how utterly he disbelieves that the several sorts, for instance a Ribston-pippin or Codlin-apple, could ever have proceeded from the seeds of the same tree.
"Mon Dieu!" murmured Frances, opening her large eyes and lifting her distinctly arched brows; "c'est qu'il fait des compliments!
Their memory in towns and villages will live on As they rest quietly now, in Gallipolli, Ypres, Mons, and The Somme.
Alix Fox, Durex's sex and relationships expert, said the mons pubis is also known as the mons veneris, or "the mound of Venus", and is named after the Roman goddess of love.
Now, using high-resolution images of the Arsia Mons, captured by the Context Camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, a team of scientists has discovered when this volcano last produced lava.
The ice-covered lakes of Arsia Mons would have held hundreds of cubic kilometers of meltwater, according to calculations by Kat Scanlon, a graduate student who led the work--and, where there is water, there is the possibility of a habitable environment.
In his short story "The Bowmen: The Angels of Mons," British writer Machen described angels and St.
And despite many people believing Mons Meg is fired each day at 1pm, it is, in fact, a modern military cannon that does it, so visitors to the castle will still be able to see and hear the famous One O'clock Gun.
Inside, they were shown war artefacts, in cluding a drum still in its original state after being found on a field following the Battle of Mons.
On August 22, 1914 the first shot was fired by a British cavalryman on the outskirts of Mons - the first on the continent of Europe since Waterloo, 100 years earlier.