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[Origin unknown.]
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(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
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(ril, riˈɛl)

the basic monetary unit of Cambodia.
[1955–60; orig. uncertain]
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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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References in classic literature ?
That ride of the three Dutchmen, and Herve Riel and others, they are all right.
Borann, who is also a member of the Cambodia Microfinance Association (CMA) Board of Directors, said: '[Given that] most of our clients are rural farmers and our loans are mostly micro, many of our borrowers need riel for their transactions,' he said.
On Monday morning at about 3.30am Riel was let in to use to the toilet and then tried to sleep on a sofa.
In the Julie Riel photo, we see a painted backdrop of a Grecian landscape with a Greek temple, a low fence with circular embellishments, and a broad white baseboard.
There was little time to get comfortable with his new surroundings and responsibilities as he became part of a government struggling to deal with the aftermath of the North-West Rebellion and the fate of its leader, Louis Riel. His predecessor in the justice portfolio and the prime minister both supported the trial verdict that Riel should be hanged for high treason.
50 years after its premiere, Louis Riel remains a courageous attempt to rehabilitate the Manitoba hero and reach out to Canada's varied communities; however, the words of Sir John A.
Louis Riel, illustre par Jocelyn Jalette, Les editions du soleil de minuit, 2014, 46 pp.
Increasingly in the markets and on the streets, people pay in dollars and get change back in riel roughly 4,000 to the dollar.
The central bank of Cambodia is to promote the use of riel and reduce the use of US dollars.
Mike & Riel will appeal to readers who enjoy realistic fiction as well as mystery buffs.--Kim Carter.