liard

liard

[lee-ahr; French lee-ar]
noun, plural liards [lee-ahrz; French lee-ar] .
a former silver coin of France, the fourth part of a sol, issued from the 15th century to 1793 and made from copper after 1650.

Origin:
1535–45; named after G. Liard, 15th-century French minter

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Liard

[lee-ahrd, lee-ahrd, -ahr] .
noun
a river in W Canada, flowing from S Yukon through N British Columbia and the Northwest Territories into the Mackenzie River. 550 miles (885 km) long.
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liard (lɪˈɑːd)
 
n
a former small coin of various European countries
 
[C16: after G. Liard, French minter]

Liard (ˈliːɑːd, liːˈɑːd, -ˈɑː)
 
n
a river in W Canada, rising in the SE Yukon and flowing east and then northwest to the Mackenzie River. Length: 885 km (550 miles)

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