Definitions for MONmɒn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

monmɒn(n.)

  1. Dial.

    Category: Scottish

    Ref: man. 1

Monmoʊn(n.)(pl.)Mons; Mon.

  1. a member of a people now living mainly in the N part of the Burmese panhandle, though historically occupying a broader area of the lower Irrawaddy and Salween rivers in lower Burma.

    Category: Peoples

  2. their Mon-Khmer language.

    Category: Peoples

mon-

  1. var. of mono- before a vowel:

    monestrous.

    Category: Affix

Mon.

  1. Monday.

  2. Monsignor.

mon.

  1. monastery.

  2. monetary.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Monday, Mon(noun)

    the second day of the week; the first working day

  2. Mon(noun)

    a member of a Buddhist people living in Myanmar and adjacent parts of Thailand

  3. Mon(noun)

    the Mon-Khmer language spoken by the Mon

Wiktionary

  1. mon(Noun)

    the former currency of Japan until 1870, before the yen

  2. mon(Noun)

    a colloquial pronunciation of man in places such as Jamaica and Shropshire in England.

  3. Mon(Noun)

    A people living primarily in the Mon State of Myanmar (also known as Burma), and in Thailand.

  4. Mon(Noun)

    The language of this people, in the Austro-Asiatic language family.

Freebase

  1. Mon

    Mon, also monshō, mondokoro, and kamon, are Japanese emblems used to decorate and identify an individual or family. While mon is an encompassing term that may refer to any such device, kamon and mondokoro refer specifically to emblems used to identify a family. The devices are similar to the badges and coats of arms in European heraldic tradition, which likewise are used to identify individuals and families. Mon are often referred to as crests in Western literature; another European heraldic device similar to the mon in function.


Translations for MON

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

wear(noun)

(sometimes wear and tear ) damage due to use

The hall carpet is showing signs of wear.

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