rand

noun \ ˈrand , ˈränd , ˈränt \
|Updated on: 7 Aug 2018

Definition of rand

plural rand
the basic monetary unit of South Africa — see Money Table

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Origin and Etymology of rand

the Rand, South Africa


Rand

biographical name \ ˈrand \

Definition of Rand

Ayn play \ˈīn\ 1905–1982 American (Russian-born) writer

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  • : the basic unit of money in the Republic of South Africa


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