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ri·el

 (rē-ĕl′)
n.
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[Origin unknown.]

riel

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

Riel

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

riel

(ril, riˈɛl)

n.
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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Finally in L'Homme D'Etat (The Statesman), the reader becomes a witness to Riels prayer before being hanged.
Louis Riel is a pivotal figure in Canadian history, and those who have never really understood him are taken on a journey by writer Gregory Scofield.
The company estimated all three of the main raw materials used to produce animal feed would increase in price, he added, with red corn likely to rise by 33 percent to 1,100 riels per kilogram (USD0.
Over the exams that I took at the end of Grade 9, I paid 2,000 riels (about $0.
You know what I think is really interesting is that people are amazed that there are any Riels out there.
Ces documents contiennent des facteurs importants qui pourraient entranner un icart considirable entre les risultats riels et les risultats privus.
Hang Chakra, publisher of the Khmer Mchas Srok newspaper, was sentenced in absentia and fined 9 million riels ($2,250).
At Monday's opening session, it considered a draft law that would impose fines of up to 50 million riels (13,000 dollars) and up to seven years in prison for corruption offenses.
The law also prohibits unauthorized advertisements by local clinics and some herbal doctors on assurances to cure HIV/AIDS, with abusers receiving fines ranging from 500,000 riels ($128) to 1 million riels and facing prison terms from one month to one year.
The Cambodian government said Tuesday it will give cash rewards of up to 400,000 riels (about 102 dollars), or five times an average bureaucrat's monthly salary, to people who provide information leading to the arrest of illegal immigrants.
IF controversy still surrounds the historical figure of Louis Riel, then it is equally evident that a certain mystique shrouds Harry Somers' eponymous opera about him.