Meaning of “drachma” in the English Dictionary

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"drachma" in British English

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drachmanoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdræk.mə/ us /ˈdræk.mə/

Examples from literature

  • The drachma was the principal silver coin among the Greeks, containing sixty-six grains of pure metal, worth about seventeen and a half cents. 

(Definition of “drachma” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)