liard

[lee-ahr; French lee-ar]
noun, plural li·ards [lee-ahrz; French lee-ar] /liˈɑrz; French liˈar/.
  1. a former silver coin of France, the fourth part of a sol, issued from the 15th century to 1793 and made from copper after 1650.

Origin of liard

1535–45; named after G. Liard, 15th-century French minter

Liard

[lee-ahrd, lee-ahrd, -ahr]
noun
  1. a river in W Canada, flowing from S Yukon through N British Columbia and the Northwest Territories into the Mackenzie River. 550 miles (885 km) long.
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British Dictionary definitions for liard

liard

noun
  1. a former small coin of various European countries

Word Origin for liard

C16: after G. Liard, French minter

Liard

noun
  1. a river in W Canada, rising in the SE Yukon and flowing east and then northwest to the Mackenzie River. Length: 885 km (550 miles)
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