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di•nar



Pronunciation: (di-när'), [key]
n.
1. any of various former coins of the Near East, esp. gold coins issued by Islamic governments.
2. a money of account of Iran, the 100th part of a rial.
3. an aluminum coin and monetary unit of Yugoslavia, equal to 100 paras. Abbr.: Din.
4. a paper money, silver or nickel coin, and monetary unit of Iraq, equal to 1000 fils or 20 dirhams. Abbr.: ID.
5. a paper money and monetary unit of Jordan, equal to 1000 fils. Abbr.: JD.
6. a paper money and monetary unit of Kuwait, equal to 10 dirhams or 1000 fils. Abbr.: KD.
7. a paper money and monetary unit of Tunisia, equal to 10 dirhams or 1000 millimes.
8. a paper money, cupronickel coin, and monetary unit of Algeria, equal to 100 centimes. Abbr.: DA.
9. a paper money and monetary unit of Bahrain, equal to 1000 fils. Abbr.: BD.
10. a paper money and monetary unit of Libya, equal to 1000 dirham: replaced the pound in 1971. Abbr.: LD.
11. a paper money and monetary unit of the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen, equal to 1000 fils. Abbr.: YD.

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