Definition of Piasters

1. Noun. (plural of piaster) ¹



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Definition of Piasters

1. piaster [n] - See also: piaster

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Piasters

piapec
piarachnoid
piarist
piarists
pias
piasaba
piasabas
piasava
piasavas
piaster
piasters (current term)
piastre
piastres
piation
piazza
piazzalike
piazzas
piazze
piazzian
pibal
pibals
pibble
pibbles
pibcorn
pibcorns

Literary usage of Piasters

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1899)
"The commerce with foreign countries in 1894 is shown in the following table, giving the values in Turkish piasters, worth 4'4 cents : The imports of sugar ..."

2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1891)
"989 piasters. The largest amounts exported to individual countries were ... piasters ; cocoons, 33.338.000 piasters; drugs and dyes, ..."

3. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1858)
"paper money, is quoted at 122 25-40 piasters ; whilst, on the 7th of last month, it was quoted at 118 25-40 piasters. So great was the fluctuation of the ..."

4. Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events (1890)
"The imports and exports in 1887-'88 were returned as in the following table, giving in Turkish piasters (1 piaster = 4-4 cents) the trade with the principal ..."

5. The Literary Magazine, and American Register by Charles Brockden Brown (1804)
"Their cargoes consisted of 24060 piasters-in gold; 69050 cwt. of salted flesh, 15600 arrobas of tallow ; 252 dozens of manufactured sheepskins ; 323 skins ..."

6. Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the New by Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland (1829)
"... and scarcely threw into commerce the value of two millions of piasters in sugar and tobacco, the island of Cuba alone might be worth a kingdom to Spain" ..."

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