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  • n  a mound of fatty tissue covering the pubic area in women
  • n  the second day of the week; the first working day
  • n  a member of a Buddhist people living in Myanmar and adjacent parts of Thailand
  • n  the Mon-Khmer language spoken by the Mon

  • A monstrous, imperturbable tooth of granite, nearly six miles high, encased in everlasting ice, seneschaled by all the elements, Everest has again taken its revenge on the puny .
  • He was a mountaineer of the mons Veneris.
  • Through a welter of Scottish brrrrrrs, auld corbies, hoot mons, arson, engine trouble and coal shortage on the high seas, audiences are sustained by the foreknowledge that marine .
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  • Wired Space Photo of the Day: Warm Venus Volcano
    This figure shows the volcanic peak Idunn Mons (at 46 degrees south latitude, 214.5 degrees east longitude) in the Imdr Regio area of Venus. The topographic backbone derives from data obtained by NASA's Magellan spacecraft, with a vertical exaggeration of 30 times. Radar data (in brown) from Magellan has been draped on top of the topographic data. Bright areas are rough or have steep slopes ...
    June 16, 2013 - Wired News

  • Marion Bartoli in San Jose Mercury News
    She said maybe 200 'C'mons' and after the match, I said only one,Bartoli said.
  • Harry Mount in New Yorker
    The book was small (bathroom-basket ready), sweet (dedicated to the author's brother and sister, "Mons Maximus et Mons Maxima"), friendly (cover: cartoon Roman in a toga), and irreverent in a way that might appeal to the sort of rara avis (see...

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