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rand 1(rănd, ränd)
See Table at currency.
[Afrikaans, after (Witwaters)rand.]
A strip of cloth or leather used to support the shoe at the heel.
[Middle English, a strip, from Old English, border, margin.]
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(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of the Republic of South Africa, divided into 100 cents
[C20: from Afrikaans, shortened from Witwatersrand, referring to the gold-mining there; related to rand2]
1. (Clothing & Fashion) shoemaking a leather strip put in the heel of a shoe before the lifts are put on
2. a strip or margin; border
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a strip of cloth; selvage
[Old English; related to Old High German rant border, rim of a shield, Old Norse rönd shield, rim]
(Placename) the Rand short for Witwatersrand
(Biography) Ayn (aɪn), real name Alisa Zinov'yena Rosenbaum.1905–82, US writer born in Russia. Her novels include The Fountainhead (1943) and Atlas Shrugged (1957); her philosophical outlook has been an influence among conservatives and libertarians in the US
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n., pl. rand.
the basic monetary unit of South Africa.
[1960–65; < Afrikaans, after The Rand (Witwatersrand), a major gold mining area]
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|Noun||1.||rand - the basic unit of money in South Africa; equal to 100 cents|
cent - a fractional monetary unit of several countries
South African monetary unit - monetary unit in South Africa
|2.||Rand - United States writer (born in Russia) noted for her polemical novels and political conservativism (1905-1982)|
|3.||Rand - a rocky region in the southern Transvaal in northeastern South Africa; contains rich gold deposits and coal and manganese|
Transvaal - a province of northeastern South Africa originally inhabited by Africans who spoke Bantu; colonized by the Boers
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rand[rænd] N → rand m
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rand[ˈrænd] [rand] (pl) n → rand m
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n (= monetary unit) → Rand m
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rand(rӕnd) – plural ~rand(s) –
the standard unit of South African currency. rand randi rand, mata uang Afrika Selatan 란드(남아프리카 공화국의 화폐 단위) rand หน่วยเงินตราของแอฟริกาใต้ (南非貨幣)蘭特 兰特（南非共和国货币单位）
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