any of various former coins of the Middle East and North Africa, especially gold coins issued by Islamic governments.
a money of account of Iran, one 100th of a rial.
formerly, a coin and monetary unit of Yugoslavia, equal to 100 paras. Abbreviation: Din.
a coin and monetary unit of Macedonia and Serbia, equal to 100 paras.
a paper money, silver or nickel coin, and monetary unit of Iraq, equal to 1000 fils or 20 dirhams. Abbreviation: ID.
a paper money and monetary unit of Jordan, equal to 1000 fils. Abbreviation: JD.
a paper money and monetary unit of Kuwait, equal to 10 dirhams or 1000 fils. Abbreviation: KD.
a paper money and monetary unit of Tunisia, equal to 10 dirhams or 1000 millimes.
a paper money, cupronickel coin, and monetary unit of Algeria, equal to 100 centimes. Abbreviation: DA.
a paper money and monetary unit of Bahrain, equal to 1000 fils. Abbreviation: BD.
a paper money and monetary unit of Libya, equal to 1000 dirham: replaced the pound in 1971. Abbreviation: LD.
a paper money and monetary unit of the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen, equal to 1000 fils. Abbreviation: YD.
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How to use dinar in a sentence
Their horses were cropping at the turf, beside them, and Sir dinar's horse stood in sight, a little way off.Wandering Heath | Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
I forgive thee gladly thy ransom, neither shall I ever ask even a dinar from thee, but thou canst repay me!Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians | Woislav M. Petrovitch
Here the eldest nephew said respectfully and with an inclination of the head: Pray, uncle, what is a dinar?The Mercy of Allah | Hilaire Belloc
The grand vizier had two daughters, the elder of whom was called Schehera-zade, and the younger dinar-zade.The Arabian Nights Entertainments | Anonymous
Schah-riar having agreed to it, they sent for dinar-zade, who came directly.The Arabian Nights Entertainments | Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for dinar
the standard monetary unit of the following countries or territories. Algeria: divided into 100 centimes. Bahrain: divided into 1000 fils. Iraq: divided into 1000 fils. Jordan: divided into 1000 fils. Kuwait: divided into 1000 fils. Libya: divided into 1000 dirhams. Serbia: divided into 100 paras (formerly the standard monetary unit of Yugoslavia). Sudan, Tunisia: divided into 1000 millimes: Abbreviation: Din, D, d
a monetary unit of the United Arab Emirates worth one tenth of a dirham
a coin, esp one of gold, formerly used in the Middle East
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