Definition of Toman

1. n. A money of account in Persia, whose value varies greatly at different times and places. Its average value may be reckoned at about two and a half dollars.



Definition of Toman

1. Noun. A former currency of Iran. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Toman

1. a coin of Iran [n -S]

Medical Definition of Toman

1. A money of account in Persia, whose value varies greatly at different times and places. Its average value may be reckoned at about two and a half dollars. Origin: Per. Toman; from a Mongol word signifying, ten thousand. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Toman

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toman (current term)
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Literary usage of Toman

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1. Sound Currency, 1895-1896: A Compendium of Accurate and Timely Information by Reform Club, New York, Reform Club (New York, N.Y.) (1895)
"The unit is the toman, nominally worth 10 krans, but gold is in circulation only as a commodity, and one gold toman is now worth about 16 krans. ..."

2. Across Coveted Lands: Or, a Journey from Flushing (Holland) to Calcutta by Arnold Henry Savage Landor (1903)
"The old gold coins in circulation in Persia— very few and far apart—were the toman, half- toman, and two-kran piece. The gold had a legal fineness of ..."

3. The Civil War in Song and Story, 1860-1865 by Frank Moore (1889)
"A hattery came dashing up ; but when they got into the vortex of the fire, the gunners fled, deserting their gune, and could not be made toman them. ..."

4. A Treatise on the American Law Relating to Mines and Mineral Lands Within by Curtis Holbrook Lindley (1903)
"... the toman ranch would pass by a conveyance of the Summit quartz mine by name or by description by metes and bounds. This principle finds ample author- ..."

5. The Chronicles of Baltimore: Being a Complete History of "Baltimore Town by John Thomas Scharf (1874)
"... "Gentlemen:—I pray you toman and dispatch the barge belonging to the merchants as low down the river as will enable her commander to see the top of ..."

6. A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1867)
"... probably encouraged for the sake of promoting female industry, that when maidens were idle, worms bred in their fingers. II. f ft. ¡toman Rater, iii, 1. ..."

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