A gambling game of Spanish origin played with a special deck of forty cards, in which the players bet against a banker on the suit of cards to be turned up from the deck.
Origin of monte
Spanish mountain, pile, montefrom Italian from Latin mōnsmont-mountainmen-2 in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Monte Sentence Examples
Katie pretended to listen as Hannah discussed the Paris fashion show she'd attended and the month in Monte Carlo she'd spend in January to escape the coldest weather.
Names like The Morning Star, The Monte Carlo, The Clipper, The Cottage and The Club were on the west side.
They rolled past South Fork, and 20 miles later, Del Norte, where the lead cadre of bikers hummed their way toward Monte Vista, 14 miles further, and then the final 17 miles to Alamosa.
On the 3rd of July he defeated the Austrians at Monte Saello, on the 7th at Lodzone, on the 10th at Darso, on the 16th at Condino, on the 19th at Ampola, on the 21st at Bezzecca, but, when on the point of attacking Trent, he was ordered by General Lamarmora to retire.