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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See Table at currency.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of jeon.
  • n. Alternative spelling of jun.

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  • n. 100 chon equal 1 won in North Korea
  • n. 100 chon equal 1 won in South Korea

Etymologies

Korean.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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  • If you win the lottery you'll need a won ton truck to carry the money.

    April 6, 2009

  • Also spelled jun: a monetary unit of North Korea (one 100th part of a won).
    Also spelled jeon: a monetary unit of South Korea (one 100th part of a won).

    April 6, 2009