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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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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.
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.
Four divisions of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) commanded by Sir John French struggled with the German 1st Army over the 60-footwide Mons Canal in Belgium near the French frontier.
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.
Of the 284 German and 229 Commonwealth casualties laid to rest at the site, many were killed during the Battle of Mons in the opening days of the war.
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.
A recent paper by Brown University researchers calculates how much water may have been present near the Arsia Mons volcano and how long it may have remained.
Returning to his meal, Mons utters a sneering "Blasphemy
Shell-shocked Mons players trained in Dublin's Phoenix Park yesterday under player-coach Shaun Maher and boss Roddy Collins.
Combined with the varying height of the volcanoes, we can say that Arsia Mons is the oldest, then Pavonis Mons formed and finally Ascraeus Mons," said Mikael Beuthe of the Royal Observatory of Belgium and lead author of the paper.
Mons have oscillated between the top two divisions in recent years - suffering relegations in 2005 and 2009 - but have acquitted themselves impressively since last season's promotion.