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Monroe doctrine
Monroe doctrine Mon*roe" doc"trine See under Doctrine.
The Monroe doctrine
Doctrine Doc"trine, n. [F. doctrine, L. doctrina, fr. doctor. See Doctor.] 1. Teaching; instruction. He taught them many things by parables, and said unto them in his doctrine, Hearken. -- Mark iv. 2. 2. That which is taught; what is held, put forth as true, and supported by a teacher, a school, or a sect; a principle or position, or the body of principles, in any branch of knowledge; any tenet or dogma; a principle of faith; as, the doctrine of atoms; the doctrine of chances. ``The doctrine of gravitation.' --I. Watts. Articles of faith and doctrine. -- Hooker. The Monroe doctrine (Politics), a policy enunciated by President Monroe (Message, Dec. 2, 1823), the essential feature of which is that the United States will regard as an unfriendly act any attempt on the part of European powers to extend their systems on this continent, or any interference to oppress, or in any manner control the destiny of, governments whose independence had been acknowledged by the United States. Syn: Precept; tenet; principle; maxim; dogma. Usage: -- Doctrine, Precept. Doctrine denotes whatever is recommended as a speculative truth to the belief of others. Precept is a rule down to be obeyed. Doctrine supposes a teacher; precept supposes a superior, with a right to command. The doctrines of the Bible; the precepts of our holy religion. Unpracticed he to fawn or seek for power By doctrines fashioned to the varying hour. -- Goldsmith.

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- Look up monroe in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Monroe or Monroes may refer to: Monroe (surname) Monroe (given name) James Monroe, 5th President of...
- Marilyn Monroe (/ˈmærəlɪn mənˈroʊ/; born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 4, 1962) was an American actress and model. Known for playing comic...
- James Monroe (/mənˈroʊ/ mən-ROH; April 28, 1758 – July 4, 1831) was an American statesman, lawyer, diplomat, and Founding Father who served as the fifth...
- Maika Monroe (born Dillon Monroe Buckley; born May 29, 1993) is an American actress and professional kiteboarder. She made her film debut in the drama...
- Entertainment. It received generally negative reviews from critics. Archer Monroe, the patriarch of a wealthy and powerful political family in New York City...
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- The Monroe Doctrine is a United States foreign policy position that opposes European colonialism in the Western Hemisphere. It holds that any intervention...
- Mircea Monroe is an American actress. She had roles on the TV series Episodes as Morning Randolph (2011–2017), Hart of Dixie as Tansy Truitt (2011–2015)...
- On the evening of August 4, 1962, American actress Marilyn Monroe died at age 36 of a barbiturate overdose inside her home at 12305 Fifth Helena Drive...
- Robert Allan Monroe (October 30, 1915 – March 17, 1995) was an American radio broadcasting executive who became known for his ideas about altered states...