khoum


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khoum

(kuːm)
n
(Currencies) a small monetary unit in Mauritania, worth one-fifth of an ouguiya
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Noun1.khoum - 5 khoums equal 1 ouguiya in Mauritania
Mauritanian monetary unit - monetary unit in Mauritania
ouguiya - the basic unit of money in Mauritania
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Tallyman Khoum, one of Axe's Hearts of Action ambassadors, said: "There are 19 of us who have worked on two playgrounds.
Pictures: Richard Names' LEAPS AND BOUNDS: Tallyman Khoum from Axe with Michael Ali (left) and Joseph Wilson
OFFICIAL NAME: Islamic Republic of Mauritania LOCATION: Northwest Africa, between Senegal and Western Sahara CAPITAL: Nouakchott -- named in 1960, it is the most recently named capital of the world CURRENCY: 1 ouguiya (UM) - 5 khoums