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drachma

noun [C] uk   /ˈdræk.mə/ us  
the standard unit of money used in Greece before the introduction of the euro
Translations of “drachma”
in Spanish dracma…
in French drachme…
in German die Drachme…
in Chinese (Traditional) (希臘使用歐元之前的貨幣單位)德拉克馬…
in Chinese (Simplified) (希腊使用欧元之前的货币单位)德拉克马…
(Definition of drachma from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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