Definition of tilla
1 less commonly til or tila plural tillas also tils or tilas : the basic monetary unit of the khanates of Bukhara and Khiva in the late 19th and early 20th centuries; also : a gold coin representing one of these tillas
2 plural tillas : a formerly used monetary unit of Afghanistan equal to ten rupees; also : a gold coin representing one Afghan tilla
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