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
    Aldous%20Huxley
    “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
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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
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