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toman

noun to·man \ təˈmän \

Definition of toman

plural -s
1 or less commonly tuman \təˈm-\
a : an old Persian unit of monetary value equal at one time to 10,000 dinars
b : a Persian gold coin issued up to 1927
c : a unit of monetary value equal to 10 Iranian rials
2 : a military division of 10,000 men among the Mongols and Tatars

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Origin and Etymology of toman

Persian tōmān, tūmān, of Mongol origin


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toman

noun tom·an \ ˈtämən \

Definition of toman

plural -s
Scottish
: a mound or hillock

Origin and Etymology of toman

Scottish Gaelic, diminutive of tom hill; akin to Middle Irish tomm hill


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