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[mawn-te kahs-see-naw] /ˈmɔn tɛ kɑsˈsi nɔ/

a monastery at Cassino, Italy: founded a.d. c530 by St. Benedict and destroyed by Allied bombings in 1944.
/ˈmɒntɪ kəˈsiːnəʊ; Italian ˈmonte kasˈsiːno/
a hill above Cassino in central Italy: site of intense battle during World War II: site of Benedictine monastery (530 ad), destroyed by Allied bombing in 1944, later restored


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