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chon

 (chōn)
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.

[Korean.]

chon

(tʃəʊn)
n, pl chon
(Currencies) a North and South Korean monetary unit worth one hundredth of a won

chon

(tʃʌn)

n., pl. chon.
a Korean monetary unit, equal to 1/100 of the won.
[1965–70; < Korean chŏn < Chinese qián; compare sen1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chon - 100 chon equal 1 won in South Korea
South Korean monetary unit - monetary unit in South Korea
South Korean won, won - the basic unit of money in South Korea
2.chon - 100 chon equal 1 won in North Korea
North Korean monetary unit - monetary unit in North Korea
North Korean won, won - the basic unit of money in North Korea
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