Maria Theresa dollar

noun

Ma·​ria The·​re·​sa dollar mə-ˈrē-ə-tə-ˈrā-sə- How to pronounce Maria Theresa dollar (audio)
-ˈrā-zə-
: a 1780 silver trade coin used in the Middle East

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1883, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Maria Theresa dollar was circa 1883

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“Maria Theresa dollar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Maria%20Theresa%20dollar. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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