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Definition of rand noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    rand

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//rænd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//rænd//
     
    ; BrE BrE//rɑːnt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//rɑːnt//
     
    (pl. rand)
     
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  1. 1 [countable] the unit of money in the Republic of South Africa
  2. 2the Rand [singular] (in South Africa) a large area around Johannesburg where gold is mined and where there are many cities and towns
  3. Word Originfrom the Rand, the name of a goldfield district near Johannesburg, South Africa.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: rand