lakh

[lak]
noun
lac2.
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lakh or lac (lɑːk)
 
n
(in India and Pakistan) the number 100 000, esp when referring to this sum of rupees
 
[C17: from Hindi lākh, ultimately from Sanskrit lakshā a sign]
 
lac or lac
 
n
 
[C17: from Hindi lākh, ultimately from Sanskrit lakshā a sign]

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According to some modest estimates, some six lakhs people lost their lives and some fourteen lakh had lost their homes.
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