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[Origin unknown.]


(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Cambodia, divided into 100 sen


(Biography) Louis. 1844–85, Canadian politician; hanged for treason after leading the Métis people in rebellion against the Canadian government


(ril, riˈɛl)

the basic monetary unit of Cambodia.
[1955–60; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.riel - the basic unit of money in Cambodia; equal to 100 sen
sen - a fractional monetary unit of Japan and Indonesia and Cambodia; equal to one hundredth of a yen or rupiah or riel
Cambodian monetary unit - monetary unit in Cambodia
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