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Rand

 (rănd, ränd)

rand 1

 (rănd, ränd)
n.
See Table at currency.

[Afrikaans, after (Witwaters)rand.]

rand 2

 (rănd)
n.
A strip of cloth or leather used to support the shoe at the heel.

[Middle English, a strip, from Old English, border, margin.]

rand

(rænd; rɒnt)
n
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of the Republic of South Africa, divided into 100 cents
[C20: from Afrikaans, shortened from Witwatersrand, referring to the gold-mining there; related to rand2]

rand

(rænd)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) shoemaking a leather strip put in the heel of a shoe before the lifts are put on
2. a strip or margin; border
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a strip of cloth; selvage
[Old English; related to Old High German rant border, rim of a shield, Old Norse rönd shield, rim]

Rand

(rænd)
n
(Placename) the Rand short for Witwatersrand

Rand

(rænd)
n
(Biography) Ayn (aɪn), real name Alisa Zinov'yena Rosenbaum.1905–82, US writer born in Russia. Her novels include The Fountainhead (1943) and Atlas Shrugged (1957); her philosophical outlook has been an influence among conservatives and libertarians in the US

rand

(rænd)

n., pl. rand.
the basic monetary unit of South Africa.
[1960–65; < Afrikaans, after The Rand (Witwatersrand), a major gold mining area]

Rand, The

(rænd)
n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rand - the basic unit of money in South Africa; equal to 100 cents
cent - a fractional monetary unit of several countries
South African monetary unit - monetary unit in South Africa
2.Rand - United States writer (born in Russia) noted for her polemical novels and political conservativism (1905-1982)
3.Rand - a rocky region in the southern Transvaal in northeastern South Africa; contains rich gold deposits and coal and manganese
Transvaal - a province of northeastern South Africa originally inhabited by Africans who spoke Bantu; colonized by the Boers
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[rænd] Nrand m

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[ˈrænd] [rand] (pl) nrand m

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n (= monetary unit)Rand m

rand

(rӕnd) plural ~rand(s)
the standard unit of South African currency.
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She had been head over heels in love with a chum of mine--a clean, manly chap--but she had married a broken-down, disreputable old debauchee because he was a count in some dinky little European principality that was not even accorded a distinctive color by Rand McNally.
During the 1930s, with the United States deep in Depression, with its intellectuals overwhelmingly favoring various forms of statism and collectivism, a few valiant and lonely voices - Isabel Paterson, Albert Jay Nock, Ludwig von Mises, Ayn Rand - spoke out in the name of liberty and individualism.
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