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Monte Carlo

(môNtā` kärlō`), town (1982 pop. 13,150), principality of MonacoMonaco
, officially Principality of Monaco, independent principality (2005 est. pop. 32,400), c.370 acres (150 hectares), on the Mediterranean Sea, an enclave within Alpes-Maritimes dept., SE France, near the Italian border.
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, on the Mediterranean Sea and the French RivieraRiviera
, narrow coastal strip between the Alps and the Mediterranean, extending, roughly, from La Spezia (Italy) to Hyères (France). Famous for its scenic beauty and for its mild winter climate, and dotted with fashionable resorts, hotels, and villas, the Riviera is a
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. It is a tourist center noted for its world-famous gambling casino (built 1858) and for its scenery, fine villas, and luxurious hotels. In 1954 the concession came under the control of the Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis but has since been returned to the Monaco government. Among the sporting events of the town are the famous Monte Carlo car rally, the Monaco Grand Prix, and the Monte Carlo Open tennis tournament.

Monte Carlo

 

a city in Monaco on the Mediterranean Sea, on the Cote d’Azur. Population, 9,500 (1961). A resort and international tourist center, Monte Carlo is known for its Casino. It has an opera house and the National Museum of Fine Arts.

Monte Carlo

town in Monaco principality, in southeast France; a famous gambling resort. [Fr. Hist.: NCE, 1819]

Monte Carlo

a town and resort forming part of the principality of Monaco, on the Riviera: famous casino and the destination of an annual car rally (the Monte Carlo Rally). Pop.: 15 507 (2000)

Monte Carlo

(algorithm)
(After Monte Carlo, Monaco - a gambling mecca) Any one of various methods involving statistical techniques for finding the solutions to mathematical or physical problems.

For example, to calculate pi: draw a square then draw the biggest circle that fits exactly inside it. Pick random points on the square. The proportion of these that lie within the circle should tend to pi/4.
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MONTE CARLO, Monaco, November 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Mont Charles de Monaco, one of the first high fashion labels to originate from the prosperous Principality, has revealed its signature collection of sensual handbags, as part of a coordinated plan to revive Monaco's glamorous identity.