[ roo-pee-uh ]
/ ruˈpi ə /
noun, plural ru·pi·ah, ru·pi·ahs.
an aluminum coin, paper money, and monetary unit of Indonesia, equal to 100 sen. Abbreviation: Rp.
Origin of rupiah
First recorded in 1945–50; see origin at rupee
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British Dictionary definitions for rupiah
/ (ruːˈpiːə) /
noun plural -ah or -ahs
the standard monetary unit of Indonesia, divided into 100 sen
Word Origin for rupiah
from Hindi: rupee
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