Straits dollar


Straits dollar

noun \ˈstrāts-\

Definition of STRAITS DOLLAR

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

Origin of STRAITS DOLLAR

Straits Settlements, former British crown colony
First Known Use: 1908

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