monte
masculine noun
1. mountain (elevación)
  • monte Sinaí -> Mount Sinai
  • monte de Venus -> mons veneris
2. scrubland (terreno) (con arbustos) ; woodland (bosque)
  • echarse o tirarse al monte -> to take to the hills; to go to extremes (figurative)
  • no todo el monte es orégano (Prov) -> life's not a bowl of cherries
  • monte bajo -> scrub
3. pasture (pasto) (Mexican Spanish)
also:
  • monte de piedad -> state pawnsbroker's (peninsular Spanish)

monte [mon'-tay]
noun
1. Mountain (montaña), mount, a large hill, a vast protuberance of the earth. (m)
2. Wood (bosque), forest, a woody place. (m)
3. Difficulty, obstruction, obstacle (obstáculo). (m)
4. A bushy head of hair much entangled. (m)
5. Stock of cards which remain after each player has received his share. (m)
6. A game at cards. (America) (m)
7. Outskirts (alrededores). (Ante Meridian & Central America & Caribbean) (m)
8. Grass (pasto). (Mexico) (m)
9. Hash (droga). (Ante Meridian & Latin American) (m)
  • Monte alt -> or de árboles, a lofty grove or wood
  • Creer que todo el monte es orégano -> to think everything in the garden is lovely

monte
1 (montaña) mountain; (cerro) hill
el monte de los Olivos the Mount of Olives; el monte Sinaí Mount Sinai; los montes Pirineos the Pyrenees; los montes Urales the Urals; los montes Apalaches the Appalachian Mountains; los montes Cárpatos the Carpathian Mountains
echarse al monte to take to the hills
2 (campo) countryside; country; (bosque) woodland
los domingos salimos al monte a pasear on Sundays we go walking in the countryside; un conejo de monte a wild rabbit; batir el monte to beat for game; go hunting
hacérsele un monte a algn
todo se le hace un monte he makes mountains out of molehills
no todo el monte es orégano it's not all plain sailing
monte alto forest
monte bajo scrub
3
monte de piedad pawnshop
4 (Naipes) (baraja) pile; (banca) bank
5
monte de Venus mons veneris
6 (Centroamérica) (Caribe) (alrededores) outskirts
plural
; (p)
surrounding country;
(México) (hierba) grass; pasture
7 (Latinoamérica) (hachís) hash (familiar); pot (familiar)

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