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[del-mon-i-koh] /dɛlˈmɒn ɪˌkoʊ/
Lorenzo, 1813–81, U.S. restaurateur, born in Switzerland.


[del-mon-i-koh] /dɛlˈmɒn ɪˌkoʊ/
noun, plural Delmonicos.
Also called Delmonico steak.
Origin of Delmonico
after L. Delmonico Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • I would have sworn it was hours and hours since I left the little table in the corner of Delmonico's.

    Frenzied Finance Thomas W. Lawson
  • Floyd and the professor are to lunch at Delmonico's with some literary men.

    Floyd Grandon's Honor Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • I noticed that she had no luncheon with her, so when we opened our Delmonico hamper, I leaned across and asked her to join us.

    Memoirs of an American Prima Donna Clara Louise Kellogg
  • Then they visited some of the great stores, and then lunched at Delmonico's.

    Cricket at the Seashore Elizabeth Westyn Timlow
  • Arm-in-arm they went away together, and the Duke introduced Claudius to the glories of Delmonico's.

    Doctor Claudius, A True Story F. Marion Crawford
  • About nine o'clock they adjourned to Delmonico's and ordered ices and cake.

    Chester Rand Horatio Alger, Jr
  • Soon got to be "among those present" at the Sherry and Delmonico balls.

    A Gentleman's Gentleman F. Hopkinson Smith
  • Man, they pay a steep price for blue beetles at Delmonico's.

    On a Donkey's Hurricane Deck R. Pitcher Woodward
  • It was at Delmonico's, shortly after he told our local Customs that he had nothing to declare but genius, that I first met him.

    Oscar Wilde Edgar Saltus

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