Monroe Doctrine


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Monroe Doctrine an American foreign policy opposing interference in the western hemisphere from outside powers
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Monroe doctrine See under Doctrine.
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In literature:

We have no satire yet on militarism, or imperialism, or the Monroe doctrine.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
He regarded the Monroe Doctrine as the root from which such an extension of power might grow.
"Gossamer" by George A. Birmingham
By the Monroe Doctrine we are the protectors from foreign interference of all of Central and South America.
"The Spirit of Lafayette" by James Mott Hallowell
I've no use for them and their MONROE Doctrine; have you?
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, May 20, 1914" by Various
Monroe Doctrine, the, 186.
"All Afloat" by William Wood
What has the word "Doctrine" to do with Monroe's administration?
"Assimilative Memory" by Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
The Americans might be disposed to insist upon a strict observance of the Monroe Doctrine.
"Brandon of the Engineers" by Harold Bindloss
Meanwhile the Monroe Doctrine remains just where it always was.
"Problems of Expansion" by Whitelaw Reid
This was tantamount to a reassertion of the Monroe Doctrine.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
At present, many will refuse this idea, and point to the famous Monroe doctrine.
"The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882" by Joseph Wild

In news:

Beginning with the Monroe Doctrine--and extending through countless invasions, occupations, and covert operations--Washington has considered the region its backyard.
The Marilyn Monroe Doctrine There was a time when those who targeted Americans paid a price.
Exit the Monroe Doctrine .
Non-intervention and the Monroe doctrine .
The Monroe Doctrine (Local Scoreboard for May 16th).