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n. pl. toea
A unit of currency in Papua New Guinea equal to 1/100 of the kina.

[Perhaps Pidgin English, from English dollar.]
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n, pl toea
(Currencies) a monetary unit of Papua New Guinea, worth one-hundredth of a kina
[from a Papuan language]
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(ˈtɔɪ ə)

n., pl. toe•a, toe•as.
a monetary unit of Papua New Guinea, equal to 1/100 of a kina.
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Noun1.toea - 100 toea equal 1 kina in Papua New Guinea
Papuan monetary unit - monetary unit in Papua New Guinea
kina - the basic unit of money in Papua New Guinea
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The honorable Sir Julius Chan is the one responsible for our national system of money--the kina and the toea. So, all the rice, all the noodles, all the foreign things you all normally buy, you buy it with this currency.
Louis Vuitton Malletier v Toea involved a claim that a market landlord and manager were liable for trade mark infringements perpetrated by stall operators.
The most common charge for entry is 50 toea (about US$0.20).
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The heat was won by Toea Wisil from Papua New Guinea who ran the distance in 11.60, that is, 1.64sec quicker than Hala and the fastest of all other competitors who took part in the heats.
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