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n. pl. chon
A unit of currency, equal to 1/100 of the won, that is used in North Korea and was formerly used in South Korea.
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n, pl chon
(Currencies) a North and South Korean monetary unit worth one hundredth of a won
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n., pl. chon.
a Korean monetary unit, equal to 1/100 of the won.
[1965–70; < Korean chŏn < Chinese qián; compare sen1]
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|Noun||1.||chon - 100 chon equal 1 won in South Korea|
South Korean monetary unit - monetary unit in South Korea
|2.||chon - 100 chon equal 1 won in North Korea|
North Korean monetary unit - monetary unit in North Korea
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