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naira

[nahy-ruh] /ˈnaɪ rə/
noun
1.
a paper money and monetary unit of Nigeria, equal to 100 kobo: replaced the pound in 1973.
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  • Controls are still in place, but the naira is no longer absurdly overvalued.
  • One and two naira pieces are coins, but look for bills for anything higher.
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naira

/ˈnaɪrə/
noun
1.
the standard monetary unit of Nigeria, divided into 100 kobo
Word Origin
C20: altered from Nigeria
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