Mongo may refer to:




  • Mongo people, one of the largest ethnic groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Mongo Santamaría, a Cuban jazz percussionist
  • Steve McMichael ("Mongo" McMichael), a former American football player and professional wrestler
  • Mongo, a pejorative English word for those affected with Down Syndrome, due to the characteristic epicanthic folds on their upper eyelids, like those of Mongoloid people

Other uses

  • Stomatepia mongo, a critically endangered species of cichlid fish of Cameroun.
  • Mongo (horse), American Champion Thoroughbred racehorse
  • Möngö ("money" in Mongolian language) and also a Mongolian monetary unit, where 100 Möngö equal 1 Mongolian tögrög
  • Mongo, objects rescued from the trash during Dumpster diving
  • Mongo Ika and Uzusho Mongo, Japanese cuttlefish sushi
  • The Mongo (graphics program), an interactive graphics program distributed under the GNU General Public License
  • MongoDB, an open source document-oriented database.
  • A variant of mondo, meaning "to a great degree, extremely, very"
  • A variant of mong, a derogatory shortening of Mongoloid
  • Mongo foot, a style of skateboarding, where one uses one's leading foot to push
  • Monggo, a commonly used name in the Philippines for mung beans

See also

  • Monga (disambiguation)
  • Mongol
  • Mungo (disambiguation)

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  • Mongo — ist der Name folgender geographischer Objekte: Mongo (Tschad), Stadt im Tschad Mongo (Fluss), Fluss in Guinea und Sierra Leone Mongo (Indiana), Ort in Indiana, USA Mongo ist der Name folgender Personen: Mongo Beti (1932–2001), kamerunischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • MONGO — Les Mongo habitent la forêt équatoriale qui occupe, dans le nord du Zaïre, la cuvette limitée par la boucle du Congo à l’ouest, au nord et à l’est, et par le Kasaï au sud. Ils parlent une langue bantoue diversifiée en dialectes. Les principales… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • mongo — MÓNGO s.m. Monedă divizionară în Mongolia, valorând a suta parte dintr un tugrik. [pl. os. / < germ. Mongo < cuv. mongol]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 14.06.2005. Sursa: DN  MÓNGO s. m. monedă divizionară în Mongolia, a suta parte dintr un… …   Dicționar Român

  • mongo — (Vigna mungo) m. Cierta legumbre de Filipinas, de forma de judía, pero de tamaño y sabor de lenteja. ⇒ *Planta. * * * mongo1. (Quizá del lat. monăchus, monje; cf. cat. mongeta, alubia). m. Especie de judía cuya semilla es más pequeña que una… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • mongo — [mäŋ′gō] n. pl. mongos a monetary unit of Mongolia, equal to 1/ 100 of a tugrik …   English World dictionary

  • mongo — mongo1 /mong goh/, n., pl. mongos. mungo. Also, mongoe. mongo2 /mong goh/, n., pl. mongo, mongos. an aluminum coin and monetary unit of the Mongolian People s Republic, the 100th part of a tugrik. [ < Mod. Mongolian möngö lit., silver, money] * * …   Universalium

  • Mongo — /mong goh/, n. 1. a member of any of various agricultural peoples of the central Democratic Republic of the Congo. 2. the Bantu language of the Mongo peoples. * * * Any of several peoples living in the African equatorial forest. They speak a… …   Universalium

  • mongo — (MAWNG.goh) n. Objects retrieved from the garbage. Example Citations: The most surprising mongo hunter is Iver Iversen, an expert in historical restoration who spends a good portion of his free time climbing into dumpsters parked outside Upper… …   New words

  • Mongo — El término mongo puede referirse a: Mongo: centésima parte del tugrik mongol. Parque Natural del Macizo del Montgó; Mongo Santamaría, conguero cubano; Monguito Santamaría, pianista cubano de soul y salsa; Monguito, cantante cubano de son y salsa …   Wikipedia Español

  • mongo — noun (plural mongo) Etymology: Mongolian möngö Date: 1935 see tugrik at money table …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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