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riel

1

[ reel, ree-el ]

noun

  1. a paper money and monetary unit of Cambodia, equal to 100 sen.


Riel

2

[ ree-el ]

noun

  1. Louis, 1844–85, Canadian revolutionary.

Riel

1

/ riːˈɛl /

noun

  1. RielLouis18441885MCanadianPOLITICS: politician Louis. 1844–85, Canadian politician; hanged for treason after leading the Métis people in rebellion against the Canadian government


riel

2

/ ˈriːəl /

noun

  1. the standard monetary unit of Cambodia, divided into 100 sen
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Example Sentences

I'm as darned sure as though he'd told me himself that Riel means to stamp the whole crowd of whites clean out of the land.

We feared the vengeance of Riel,' continued the old man, his wrinkled hands beating upon the shingle.

Today experts agree that Riel was insane and should have been spared the gallows on this if on no other account.

More serious than these political differences was the racial feud that followed the second Riel Rebellion.

Riel, you know, has been back for some time and we believe his agents are busy on every reservation at present.

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