Definition of Monaco in English:


proper noun

  • A principality forming an enclave within French territory, on the Mediterranean coast near the Italian frontier; population 38,000 (estimated 2015); official language, French.

The smallest sovereign state in the world apart from the Vatican, Monaco was ruled by the Genoese from medieval times and by the Grimaldi family from 1297, becoming a constitutional monarchy in 1911. It includes the resort of Monte Carlo