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dirham

  

      n  
1    the standard monetary unit of Morocco, divided into 100 centimes  
2    the standard monetary unit of the United Arab Emirates, divided into 10 dinars and 100 fils  
3   
a    a Kuwaiti monetary unit worth one tenth of a dinar and 100 fils  
b    a Tunisian monetary unit worth one tenth of a dinar and 100 millimes  
c    a Qatari monetary unit worth one hundredth of a riyal  
d    a Libyan monetary unit worth one thousandth of a dinar  
4    any of various silver coins minted in North African countries at different periods  
     (C18: from Arabic, from Latin: drachma)  
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DRAM, Durham, diorama, Dirac

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