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Rand



[rand] /rænd/

noun
1.
(in shoemaking) a strip of leather set in a shoe at the heel before the lifts are attached.
2.
British Dialect.

verb (used with object)
3.
to provide (footwear) with rands.
[rand] /rænd/
noun
1.
a coin and monetary unit of the Republic of South Africa, equal to 100 cents.
Abbreviation: R.
[rand] /rænd/
noun
1.
Ayn
[ahyn] /aɪn/ (Show IPA), 1905–82, U.S. novelist and essayist, born in Russia.
[wit-waw-terz-rand, -wot-erz-] /ˈwɪtˌwɔ tərzˌrænd, -ˌwɒt ərz-/
noun
1.
a rocky ridge in S Africa, in the Republic of South Africa, near Johannesburg.
[rand] /rænd/
noun
1.
.
/rænd; rɒnt/
noun
1.
the standard monetary unit of the Republic of South Africa, divided into 100 cents
/rænd/
noun
1.
(shoemaking) a leather strip put in the heel of a shoe before the lifts are put on
2.
(dialect)

/rænd/
noun
1.
the Rand, short for Witwatersrand
/wɪtˈwɔːtəzˌrænd; Afrikaans vətˈvɑːtərsˈrant/
noun
1.
a rocky ridge in NE South Africa: contains the richest gold deposits in the world, also coal and manganese; chief industrial centre is Johannesburg. Height: 1500–1800 m (5000–6000 ft) Also called the Rand, the Reef
n.

“rocky ridge overlooking a river valley,” 1839, South African English, from Afrikaans, from Dutch rand “edge, margin,” cognate with Old English rand “brink, bank.” As a unit of currency, adopted by the Republic of South Africa in 1961 (see Krugerrand). Johnson’s dictionary has rand “Border; seam: as the rand of a woman’s shoe.”
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