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ˈmɒn timonte

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. monte, four-card monte, three-card montenoun

    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


  1. montenoun

    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


  1. monte

    "Monte" is an Italian, Portuguese and Spanish word that usually refers to "mountain" or "hill." However, in other context, it might refer to a card game named Monte or Three-card Monte, which is a confidence game where the victim, or "mark," is tricked into betting a sum of money on the assumption they can find the 'money card' among three face-down playing cards. It can also be a part of place names or surnames. The definition completely depends on the context in which it is used.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Montenoun

    a favorite gambling game among Spaniards, played with dice or cards

  2. Etymology: [Sp., lit., mountain, hence, the stock of cards remaining after laying out a certain number, fr. L. mons, montis, mountain.]


  1. Monte

    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

  1. Monte

    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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. montenoun

    Mono poles a short period of time in the moment of the month to tell your truth in that monetary time. 1.) Short for THREE-CARD START. 2.) A Spanish game of chance, played with forty-five cards. Montana; mountain.

    My cousin owns a Monte Motel from his sacrifice.

    Etymology: Bullet Notes

    Submitted by Tehorah_Elyon on April 16, 2024  

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. MONTE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Monte is ranked #7317 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Monte surname appeared 4,560 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Monte.

    72.1% or 3,290 total occurrences were White.
    12.5% or 573 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    5.7% or 262 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    4.3% or 200 total occurrences were Asian.
    3.4% or 155 total occurrences were Black.
    1.7% or 80 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. mento

  2. Monet

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of monte in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of monte in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of monte in a Sentence

  1. Michael Porter:

    I mean Monte, the last two games the way he’s come up in the clutch in the fourth quarter, that’s so huge for us, i can’t say enough about that dude, just his composure, what he does for our team, it’s pretty amazing. Especially being a backup point guard, he’s stepping up on the biggest stage and showing what he’s capable of.

  2. Marcello Clarich:

    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.

  3. Leonard Augsburger:

    By examining the sticker and the overprint, it is clear that the sticker was applied after the front was printed and before the serial number and seal were applied, the placement of the sticker is intriguing -- if it were placed in most areas of Del Monte note it would not be possible to prove that it was applied between the second and third stage. This suggests a deliberate placement.

  4. Michael Rapaport:

    Growing up here in New York,( Donald Trump) has always been a part of the culture of New York, donald Trump reflects the old New York, a three card monte player who would be at Times Square hustling people playing the three card monte trick, and Mike Pence is the guy who's in on it but who acts like Mike Pence's just there getting Mike Pence money stolen.

  5. El Monte Mayor Jessica Ancona:

    Heartbroken doesn’t begin to express the loss that we feel with the news that two of our El Monte police officers were shot today in the line of duty. As our officers do on a daily basis, they were acting as the first line of defense for our community members when they were essentially ambushed while trying to keep a family safe, these two officers were like family in our community with deep ties to our neighborhoods.

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