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standard dollar

noun
1.
the basic monetary unit of the U.S., since January 31, 1934, containing 15.2 grains of gold, 0.900 fine: previously contained 25.8 grains of gold, 0.900 fine.
Origin of standard dollar
1875-1880
1875-80, Americanism
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