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liard

[lee-ahr; French lee-ar] /liˈɑr; French liˈar/
noun, plural liards
[lee-ahrz; French lee-ar] /liˈɑrz; French liˈar/ (Show IPA)
1.
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
1535-1545
1535-45; named after G. Liard, 15th-century French minter

Liard

[lee-ahrd, lee-ahrd, -ahr] /ˈli ɑrd, liˈɑrd, -ˈɑr/
noun
1.
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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British Dictionary definitions for liard

liard

/lɪˈɑːd/
noun
1.
a former small coin of various European countries
Word Origin
C16: after G. Liard, French minter

Liard

/ˈliːɑːd; liːˈɑːd; -ˈɑː/
noun
1.
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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