Straits dollar


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Straits′ dol′lar

(streɪts)
n.
a former silver coin and monetary unit of the Straits Settlements.
[1905–10]
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The figure is the federation's estimate of the present day equivalent of 50 million Straits dollars in 1942, the total amount paid to the Japanese Military Administration by the Chinese community in Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore during the war.
The figure is the federation's estimate of the present-day equivalent of 50 million Straits dollars in 1942, the amount paid to the Japanese Military Administration by the Chinese community in peninsular Malaysia and Singapore during the war.