AskDefine | Define monte

Dictionary Definition

monte n : a gambling card game of Spanish origin; 3 or 4 cards are dealt face up and players bet that one of the will be matched before the others as the cards are dealt from the pack one at a time [syn: four-card monte, three-card monte]

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English

Noun

monte
  1. A gamine in which 3 or 4 cards are dealt face-up and players bet which of them will first be matched in suit by others dealt.

French

Noun

fr-noun f

Verb

  1. third-person singular indicative present of monter, climbs
  2. third-person singular subjunctive present of monter, climb
  3. second-person singular imperative of monter

Italian

Etymology

Latin mons, montis

Pronunciation

mónte, /ˈmonte/, /"monte/

Synonyms

Noun

monte
  1. Plural of monta

Portuguese

Etymology

Latin mons, montis

Noun

monte
  1. mountain, mount
  2. um monte de much, many, a lot/lots of

Verb

monte
  1. first-person singular subjunctive present of montar, (that I) climb
  2. third-person singular subjunctive present of montar, (that you) climb
  3. third-person singular imperative of montar, (you) climb!

Synonyms

Noun

Related terms

Spanish

Etymology

Latin mons, montis

Noun

monte

Related terms

Extensive Definition

Monte (Italian, Portuguese and Spanish meaning mount) may refer to various things:

Persons

Place names

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In Mexico

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In Europe

See also

monte in German: Monte
monte in Spanish: Monte
monte in French: Monte
monte in Italian: Monte
monte in Dutch: Monte
monte in Polish: Monte
monte in Portuguese: Monte
monte in Turkish: Monte
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