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n. Slang
Money; cash.

[Yiddish mazume, mezumen, cash, from Medieval Hebrew məzummān, fixed currency, from Mishnaic Hebrew, fixed, passive participle of zimmēn, to arrange, invite, from Hebrew zəmān, appointed time, from Aramaic zəmān, zəman, from Akkadian simānu, season, time, from wasāmu, asāmu, to be fitting; see wsm in Semitic roots.]
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slang chiefly US money
[C20: from Yiddish]
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(məˈzu mə)

Slang. money.
[1875–80; < Yiddish mezumen < Hebrew mezūmān set, fixed]
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Slang. Something, such as coins or printed bills, used as a medium of exchange:
Informal: wampum.
Chiefly British: brass.
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But don't forget to burn a few punk sticks in the joss house to the great god Mazuma from time to time.
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Credit unions spearheading the initial campaign launch include Kansas City, Mo.-based Mazuma Credit Union, the Santa Rosa, Calif.-based Redwood Credit Union, the Tampa, Fla.-based GTE Financial Credit Union, the Vernon Hills, Ill.-based Baxter Credit Union, the San Antonio-based Firstmark Credit Union, the Bethpage, N.Y.-based Bethpage Federal Credit Union, the Lathrup Village, Mich.-based Michigan First Credit Union and the Portland, Ore.-based OnPoint Community Credit Union.
Burnsville, MN, December 09, 2010 --( Greenbelt Resources Corporation (Pink Sheets: GRCO) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Diversified Ethanol Corporation ("Diversified") has established a business partnership with Mazuma Capital to offer leased equipment financing to qualified Diversified customers.
The Winners Young Entrepreneur of the Year, sponsored by University of Wales, Newport, founders of Mazuma Sophie Hughes and Lucy Cohen.
She will also expand Mazuma Capital's Strategic Development programs through online vendor and strategic partner programs (exclusively for banks and brokers).
The Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, sponsored by the University of Wales, Newport, went to the founders of Cardiffbased accountancy firm Mazuma, Sophie Hughes and Lucy Cohen Set up 2006.
Even though the CUSO, which is owned by CU Holding Company LLC and that, in turn, by Mazuma Credit Union, was not named in the letter, five of the nine federal credit unions listed in the joint letter are XtraCash clients.