chon

noun
\ ˈchän How to pronounce chon (audio) \
plural chon

Definition of chon

a monetary subunit of the won (North Korea) — see won at Money Table

First Known Use of chon

circa 1961, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chon

Korean chŏn

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“Chon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chon. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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