Mons meaning

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A city of southwest Belgium near the French border southwest of Brussels. Founded on the site of a Roman camp, it was an important cloth market in the 1300s.
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(place) City in SW Belgium: capital of Hainaut province.
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Capital city of the province of Hainaut, Belgium.
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A protuberance of the human body, especially that formed by the pubic bones.
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Monsieur.
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A protuberance of the human body, especially that formed by the pubic bones.
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The pubic mound or mons pubis. In human anatomy or in mammals in general, the mons pubis (Latin for "pubic mound"), also known as the mons veneris (Latin, mound of Venus) or simply the mons, is the adipose tissue lying above the pubic bone of adult females, anterior to the pubic symphysis. The mons pubis forms the anterior portion of the vulva.
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(astronomy, geology) Used by planetary geologists to refer to mountains or extinct volcanoes on planets and moons.

Olympus Mons (Mars)

Maxwell Montes (Venus).

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A diminutive of the female given name Monica.
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A diminutive of the male given name Montgomery.
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Abbreviation of Monsignor.
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Origin of mons

  • Latin mōns mountain men-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin mōns (“mountain").

    From Wiktionary

  • Shortened form

    From Wiktionary