Mon

Definitions

  • Rich! mon
    Rich! mon
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Mon the Mon-Khmer language spoken by the Mon
    • n Mon a member of a Buddhist people living in Myanmar and adjacent parts of Thailand
    • n Mon the second day of the week; the first working day
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Mars is the home of Olympus Mons, the largest known volcano in our solar system
    • n Mon mŏn (Japan) The badge of a family, esp. of a family of the ancient feudal nobility. The most frequent form of the mon is circular, and it commonly consists of conventionalized forms from nature, flowers, birds, insects, the lightnings, the waves of the sea, or of geometrical symbolic figures; color is only a secondary character. It appears on lacquer and pottery, and embroidered on, or woven in, fabrics. The imperial chrysanthemum, the mon of the reigning family, is used as a national emblem. Formerly the mon of the shoguns of the Tokugawa family was so used.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The largest volcano known is on Mars: Olympus Mons, 370 miles wide and 79,000 feet high, is almost three times higher than Mount Everest
    • n mon An obsolete form of moan.
    • n mon A dialectal (especially Scotch) form of man. See man, and compare mun.
    • mon Same as moun.
    • n mon A personal crest, badge, or cognizance used in Japan and introduced into decoration of all sorts. For examples, see kikumon and kirimon.
    • n mon See mono-.
    • n mon A Japanese money of account, the ten thousandth part of a silver yen, equal to 50 cents.
    • n mon A Corean coin, the hundredth of a Japanese tempo, equivalent to one tenth of a cent.
    • n mon An abbreviation
    • n mon of monastery;
    • n mon of monetary;
    • n mon of Monday.
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Quotations

  • Aldous Huxley
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    “People will insist on treating the mons Veneris as though it were Mount Everest. Too silly!”
  • Albert Camus
    Albert%20Camus
    “Ah, mon cher, for anyone who is alone, without God and without a master, the weight of days is dreadful.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Jap., usually translated as crest,

Usage

In literature:

MON CHER DICKENS, Nous sommes enchantes de votre retour.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
At twelve Colonel Hodges accompanied Sir Moses to the French Consul, where they met Mons.
"Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore, Volume I" by Sir Moses Montefiore
En he wuz all primp up, too, mon, en he look slick en shiny lak he des come outen de sto'.
"Nights With Uncle Remus" by Joel Chandler Harris
Mon Dieu, non, Mademoiselle!
"Vera" by Oscar Wilde
But he wudn't jump a mon divvil a bit quicker than his master, or I'm a sinner!
"'Firebrand' Trevison" by Charles Alden Seltzer
The holy angels were at Mons; British soldiers saw them there.
"Waiting for Daylight" by Henry Major Tomlinson
They parted much displeased with each other, and Mons.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. I" by Various
Mon Dieu, mon cher, mon tres-cher!
"The Martian" by George Du Maurier
From Mons to Brussels, and round that town, from 1 franc to 30 sous, that is, from 10d.
"Travels in France during the years 1814-1815" by Archibald Alison
Mon Dieu, I am tired of it.
"Colorado Jim" by George Goodchild
Tu n'es pas mon frere!
"The New World" by Witter Bynner
The retreat from Mons.
"The War in the Air; Vol. 1" by Walter Raleigh
Not for long years did Mon-ti-cel-lo grow in beau-ty once more.
"Lives of the Presidents Told in Words of One Syllable" by Jean S. Remy
I don't need to tell you of the "good mon," do I?
"Letters on an Elk Hunt" by Elinore Pruitt Stewart
Their names were Wan-yen and Mon-yen.
"Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series" by Jacob Abbott
Ce suis mon, ce es mon, ce est mon.
"An Introductorie for to Lerne to Read, To Pronounce, and to Speke French Trewly" by Anonymous
Their line ran from Binche to Mons, then within the French frontier stretched westward to Conde.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII)" by Various
There was still a small French garrison in Ypres, another in Tournai, and a third in Mons.
"Malplaquet" by Hilaire Belloc
Mon Dieu, je vais perdre!
"Punch - Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853)" by Various
Poor Jack who was killed at Mons!
"The New Warden" by Mrs. David G. Ritchie
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In poetry:

Up at that peach a club they threw—
Down from the stem on which it grew
Fell that peach of emerald hue.
Mon Dieu!
"The Little Peach" by Eugene Field
Original French:
Il pleure dans mon coeur
Comme il pleut sur la ville;
Quelle est ce langueur
Qui penetre mon coeur?
"Ariettes Oubliees" by Paul Verlaine
Adieu madam et ma mastres.
Adieu mon solas et mon Joy.
Adieu iusque vous reuoye,
Adieu vous diz per graunt tristesse.
"Adieu Madam Et Ma Mastres" by King Henry VIII
He fled! But vous who read this know
Why mon pauvre verse is beaten
By that of cinquante years ago
‘Vant Pegasus fut eaten!
"New England Magazine" by Ellis Parker Butler
No wan say you sing lak robin, but you got no tam for singin'
So busy it was keepin' you get breakfas' on de snow,
But de small note you was geev us, w'en it join de sleigh bell ringin'
Mak' de true Canadian music, mon cher petit oiseau!
"De Snowbird" by William Henry Drummond
We alway know you're comin', w'en we hear de firs' beeg storm,
A sweepin' from de sky above, an' screamin' as she go--
Can tell you're safe inside it, w'ere you're keepin' nice an' warm,
But no wan's never see you dere, mon cher petit oiseau!
"De Snowbird" by William Henry Drummond

In news:

Paris Mon Amour Need another reason to liken San Francisco to Paris.
10:16 am Mon, August 27, 2012.
19 AM EDT, Mon October 17, 2011.
Published Mon, Aug 27, 2012 2:10 pm Dateline.
59 PM EDT, Mon August 20, 2012.
Mon, Aug 6th 2012 07:00 am.
Mon, Oct 22nd 2012 09:30 am.
Published Mon, Oct 15, 2012 6:44 pm Dateline.
9:19 am Mon, October 29, 2012.
Best Place for a New A's Stadium C'mon Jerry.
47 AM EST, Mon November 7, 2011.
00 AM EDT, Mon July 2, 2012.
40 AM EST, Mon November 19, 2012.
14 PM EST, Mon March 5, 2012.
Mon-Thur 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 11am-10pm.
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In science:

X-ray continuum spectra and polarization. Mon.
An efficient photoelectric X-ray Polarimeter for the study of Black Holes and Neutron Stars
MILMAN If i ∈ Λ, then mon giJ = µixδ−αi , where µi is a nonzero element of B ; take λi ∈ k [y± ] such that µi is induced by λi .
Desingularization of toric and binomial varieties
Moreover, for M < N , a bridge 1 (N 1 , ω) is its only (comS (p) [M , N ](ω) is called irreducible if and only if S 1 mon) breaking point.
Coincidence of Lyapunov exponents for random walks in weak random potentials
Let us sketch the Cauchy-completeness argument in the simpler case of monoids: thus, let Mon denote the category of monoids, and Fmon the full subcategory of Mon whose ob jects are the free monoids.
Cofibrant complexes are free
Bondi, “Spherically symmetrical models In General Relativity”, Mon.
Buchdahl-like transformations for perfect fluid spheres
Ryle, “A rapid method for measuring the figure of a radio telescope reflector”, Mon.
Near-Field Radio Holography of Large Reflector Antennas
We moved the limit inside the expectations using first the mon otone convergence theorem and then the dominated convergence theorem. 1) Proposition 1: Proposition 1 is an immediate consequence of the next two lemmas.
The Generalized Asymptotic Equipartition Property: Necessary and Sufficient Conditions
That result was anticipated many years ago by Mon and French (1975), see also Section V.A.
Random Matrices and Chaos in Nuclear Physics
The moments method (Mon and French, 1975) evaluates moments of Vk in the limit l → ∞.
Random Matrices and Chaos in Nuclear Physics
Kurtz, D. W.: 1982, “Rapidly oscillating AP stars”, Mon.
Magnetic fingerprints of solar and stellar oscillations
Sousa, S. G. and Cunha, M. S.: 2008, “On mode conversion an d wave reflection in magnetic Ap stars”, Mon.
Magnetic fingerprints of solar and stellar oscillations
Centre de Recherche en Mod´elisation Mol´eculaire, Universit´e de Mons-Hainaut, 20 Place du Parc, 7000 Mons, Belgium.
Random walk versus random line
Amendola, Non Gaussian likelihood function and COBE data, Mon.
Moment transport equations for non-Gaussianity
Coles, Statistical Cosmology with Quadratic Density Fields, Mon.
Moment transport equations for non-Gaussianity
Blanc, Exact reconstruction with directional wavelets on the sphere, Mon.
Wavelets on Graphs via Spectral Graph Theory
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