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Straits dollar

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noun \ˈstrāts-\

Definition of Straits dollar

  1. :  a dollar formerly issued by British Malaya and used in much of southern and eastern Asia and the East Indies



Origin and Etymology of straits dollar

Straits Settlements, former British crown colony


First Known Use: 1908


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