monte, four-card monte, three-card monte(noun)
a gambling card game of Spanish origin; 3 or 4 cards are dealt face up and players bet that one of them will be matched before the others as the cards are dealt from the pack one at a time
a game 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
a favorite gambling game among Spaniards, played with dice or cards
Origin: [Sp., lit., mountain, hence, the stock of cards remaining after laying out a certain number, fr. L. mons, montis, mountain.]
Monte is a civil parish in the municipality and a suburb of Funchal in the Portuguese archipelago of Madeira. Locally, the parish is also known as Nossa Senhora do Monte. Its population in 2001 was just over 7,444 inhabitants living in an area of approximately 18.59 km². Monte is located a few kilometres east of Funchal and is near the road linking Funchal and Faial. Monte is between 600 and 800 m above sea level.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mon′te, n. a shrubby tract, a forest: a Spanish-American gambling game, played with a pack of forty cards.—Three-card monte, a Mexican gambling game, played with three cards, one usually a court-card. [Sp., 'a hill'—L. mons, montis, a mountain.]
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The numerical value of MONTE in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of MONTE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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Clearly the Bank of Italy overestimated the strength of Monte dei Paschi at the time.
Trying to target North Korean mobile nuclear missiles in a crisis is like trying to win three-card monte on a New York street corner.
Monte dei Paschi is trading at an incredible price, i'd really like the solution (for the bank) to be Italian but whoever comes along will get a great bargain.
These two important institutions have been in the process of reform for some time, i imagine that Banca Carige and Monte dei Paschi have an important future ahead of them.
Concerning the upcoming capital increase at Monte dei Paschi, we'll assess our position in due time but we must diversify the risks (of our assets) and secure an income that allows the foundation to perform its role.
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