[mon-ti-chel-oh, -sel-oh] /ˌmɒn tɪˈtʃɛl oʊ, -ˈsɛl oʊ/
the estate and residence of Thomas Jefferson, in central Virginia, near Charlottesville.
Monticello [(mon-tuh-chel-oh, mon-tuh-sel-oh)]
The home of Thomas Jefferson, in central Virginia. The mansion at Monticello, designed by Jefferson himself, is a notable example of the use of ancient forms, such as the dome, in the architecture of his time.
Note: Monticello appears on the back (“tails” side) of the nickel; Jefferson’s head is on the front.
[mon-ti-kyool] /ˈmɒn tɪˌkyul/ noun 1. a subordinate volcanic cone. 2. a small mountain, hill, or mound. /ˈmɒntɪˌkjuːl/ noun 1. a small hill or mound, such as a secondary volcanic cone monticule (mŏn’tĭ-kyl’) A minor cone of a volcano.
monticulus mon·tic·u·lus (mŏn-tĭk’yə-ləs) n. pl. mon·tic·u·li (-lī’)
[mon-til-uh; Spanish mawn-tee-lyah] /mɒnˈtɪl ə; Spanish mɔnˈti lyɑ/ noun 1. a dry, rather bitter wine of Spain.
[mawn-ly-sawn] /mɔ̃ lüˈsɔ̃/ noun 1. a city in central France. /French mɔ̃lysɔ̃/ noun 1. an industrial city in central France, on the Cher River. Pop: 41 362 (1999)