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1) Lac of Rupees. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...value of the Indian rupee is 2s., and a lac means 100,000. At this estimate, a lac of rupees=200,000s. or 10,000. Its present value varies according to the market...

2) R.A.P. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Rupees, annas, and pies, in India; corresponding to our s. d. 1...

3) Rupee. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A silver coin = 2s. English (a florin). A lac of rupees = 10,000 sterling. Since the depreciation of silver the value of a rupee is considerably less. 1 In 1870 an...

4) Crore (A). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...in the East Indies, means a hundred lacs of rupees, equal nominally, in round numbers, to a million sterling. (Pronounce cror, Hindustanee karor.) 1...

5) mohur. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A gold coin, equal to 15 rupees, that was used in British India in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Hindi muhr, gold coin, seal, from Persian; akin to Sanskrit...

6) 800. Money. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...lump- sum; plum (= £100,000) [rare slang]; million, millions, thousands; crore (= ten million rupees, written Rs. 1,00,00,000) [India]; lac or lakh, lac of rupees...

7) 1991, May 21. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...for 1992-93, calling for economic liberalization. Its policies removed the block on sending rupees out of India, encouraged private entrepreneurship and investment...

8) Sikh Wars. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...(Mar., 1846), the Sikhs were forced to cede Kashmir and to pay an indemnity of 55 million rupees. The British established a protectorate, which was resented. In Apr.,...

9) Chapter 55. The Transference of Evil. § 3. The Transference to Men. Frazer, Sir James George. 1922. The Golden Bough
...to take upon himself the sins of the dying man in consideration of the sum of ten thousand rupees. Thus prepared to immolate himself on the altar of duty, the saint...

10) III. A Family in a Very Small Way. Thackeray, William Makepeace. 1917. Vanity Fair, A Novel without a Hero. Vols. V & VI. Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction
...chief magistrate of Ramgunge in the Presidency of Bengal, and touching his four thousand rupees per mensem. My daughter might be a Colonel s lady if she liked. I...

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