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  1. monkey bridgenoun

    a high narrow platform above a deck or in an engine room or boiler room

  2. flying bridge, flybridge, fly bridge, monkey bridgenoun

    the highest navigational bridge on a ship; a small (often open) deck above the pilot house


  1. monkey bridge

    A monkey bridge is a narrow, simple type of pedestrian bridge that usually consists of one or two ropes or bamboo poles for the deck and handrails, typically found in rural parts of Asia, particularly in Vietnam and Philippines. It often requires an individual to maintain balance while crossing. The name is believed to be derived from the way one has to move, which is similar to the movement of monkeys, while using the bridge.


  1. Monkey Bridge

    Monkey Bridge, published in 1997, is the debut novel of Vietnamese American attorney and writer Lan Cao. Lan Cao is professor of international law at William and Mary Law School. She left Vietnam in 1975. In many significant ways, Cao's narrative follows the tradition of Maxine Hong Kingston's classic The Woman Warrior, a book about Chinese American immigrant experience. In addition to Monkey Bridge, Cao also coauthored Everything You Need to Know about Asian American History with Himilce Novas.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of monkey bridge in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of monkey bridge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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