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riel

[reel, ree-el] /ril, riˈɛl/
noun
1.
a paper money and monetary unit of Cambodia, equal to 100 sen.

Riel

[ree-el] /riˈɛl/
noun
1.
Louis, 1844–85, Canadian revolutionary.
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  • I was conducted to a house, and asked if I wished to see Mr. riel.

  • I was scouring the woods, but found no riel to dispute the passage.

  • They then told him that the half-breeds intended to come our way to join riel!

  • riel was in his cell at Regina awaiting trial and execution.

  • Warning letters from riel and other insurgents were sent to him.

  • He went miles by himself, and told the breeds he'd curse 'em if they jumped with riel.

    Menotah Ernest G. Henham
  • riel made an effort to save it, not an unselfish effort, still he did his best.

    Menotah Ernest G. Henham
  • riel was not, never had been, the prime factor of the revolution.

    Menotah Ernest G. Henham
  • He was aware of riel's intentions—his desire to reclaim the land from the oppressor.

    Menotah Ernest G. Henham
  • His motive in thus allying himself to riel must be sufficiently obvious.

    Menotah Ernest G. Henham
British Dictionary definitions for riel

riel

/ˈriːəl/
noun
1.
the standard monetary unit of Cambodia, divided into 100 sen

Riel

/riːˈɛl/
noun
1.
Louis. 1844–85, Canadian politician; hanged for treason after leading the Métis people in rebellion against the Canadian government
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