- a paper money and monetary unit of Cambodia, equal to 100 sen.
- Louis,1844–85, Canadian revolutionary.
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Historical Examples of riel
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!Two Months in the Camp of Big Bear
Riel was in his cell at Regina awaiting trial and execution.The Patrol of the Sun Dance Trail
Warning letters from Riel and other insurgents were sent to him.The Canadian Portrait Gallery Volume 3
John Charles Dent
- the standard monetary unit of Cambodia, divided into 100 sen
- Louis. 1844–85, Canadian politician; hanged for treason after leading the Métis people in rebellion against the Canadian government