riel definition by Webster's New World
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the basic monetary unit of Cambodia
Origin: uncertain or unknown; perhaps altered ; from Arabic riyāl or Spanish real: see rial, real
riel definition by American Heritage Dictionary
See Table at currency.
Origin: Origin unknown.
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, Louis 1844-1885.
Canadian insurrectionist who organized the métis settlers of the Red River valley in a rebellion over their land rights (1869). After leading a similar uprising in Saskatchewan (1884-1885), he was captured and executed by Canadian authorities.
riel - Investment & Finance Definition
The currency unit of Cambodia, comprised of 100 sen.