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n. pl. tala
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[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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The director of the development of drinking water supply and sanitation department Askarbek Toktoshev sad that 83 villages of the two regions will be provided with clean drinking water, 65 in Batken and 18 in Talas regions by 2024.
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Accordingly, the company has decided to effect a sale of the Talas Mining Interests through the disposal.
The official visited a number of youth centers, one of the most important places to visit was the Kyrk Choro youth house in Talas, the Ministry's press service reported.
Ali, as well as various historical and cultural values, Talas is a unique holiday destination.
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In 2014, 54,847 hectares were occupied by beans in Talas region.
The Talas region governor added that from around 100,000 tons of plums harvested in the region, 20,000-30,000 are exported to Kazakhstan.
- Besh-Tash of Kalbinskiy aiyl aimak of Talas district.
Talas region has little squares, only 13 tons of beet were grown last year.
The new bazaar will serve for businessmen from Talas, Osh, Jalal-Abad regions, he noted.
"85-90% of the population of Talas region are against of the mining development.