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[After (Sierra) Leone.]
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(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Sierra Leone, divided into 100 cents
[C20: from Sierra Leone]
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the basic monetary unit of Sierra Leone.
[1960–65; (Sierra) Leone]
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Noun1.leone - the basic unit of money in Sierra Leoneleone - the basic unit of money in Sierra Leone; equal to 100 cents
cent - a fractional monetary unit of several countries
Sierra Leone monetary unit - monetary unit in Sierra Leone
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But then the Nautilus swerved again, and sought the lowest depth of a submarine valley which is between this Cape and Sierra Leone on the African coast.
We are at the mercy of very variable winds; but I should think myself fortunate were we to strike it between Sierra Leone and Portendick.
On the other hand, I have heard of one remarkable case where a fever broke out among the crew of a man-of-war some hundred miles off the coast of Africa, and at the same time one of those fearful periods [6] of death commenced at Sierra Leone.
His father was a tireless and devoted member of the group of London anti-slavery workers (Claphamites), and was Secretary of the company which conducted Sierra Leone (the African state for enfranchised negroes); he had also made a private fortune in African trade.
On the whole, as the wind was coming round to the north, we thought that Sierra Leone might be best, and turned our head in that direction, the bark being at that time nearly hull down on our starboard quarter.
If it appeared that he had spoken truly, the captain could be turned out of the house without noising the matter abroad, and they could easily account to the Porkenhams for his disappearance, by saying that he had been appointed, through the Court influence of his family, to the governor- generalship of Sierra Leone, of Saugur Point, or any other of those salubrious climates which enchant Europeans so much, that when they once get there, they can hardly ever prevail upon themselves to come back again.
The fact that the results show that aid had a positive impact on growth during the post-war era is perhaps unsurprising given the substantial influx of aid to Sierra Leone during this period and the reform of its institutions to standards surpassing their pre-war levels.
With its porous borders, poorly patrolled coastline, weak infrastructure, and deep poverty, Sierra Leone presents a potentially attractive transshipment point for illegal drugs.
Giana Leone showed up for her first day of high school cross-country practice wearing indoor soccer shoes.
By training semi-literate women from rural Sierra Leone in solar-energy techniques, Barefoot College in western India works towards achieving both these goals.
EXPERTS in Cardiff are helping to develop cancer services in Sierra Leone by setting up a new registry.
Sunny Leone. Photo Clint Egbert/Gulf News Image Credit: Also in this package