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n. pl. tala
See Table at currency.

[Samoan, from English dollar.]
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(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Samoa, divided into 100 sene
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(ˈtɑ lə)

n., pl. -la.
the basic monetary unit of Western Samoa.
[1965–70; < Samoan tālā < E dollar]
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Noun1.tala - the basic unit of money in Western Samoa
Western Samoan monetary unit - monetary unit in Western Samoa
sene - 100 sene equal 1 tala in Western Samoa
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