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

  • Riel, Louis 1844-1885. Canadian insurrectionist who organized the métis settlers of the Red River valley in a rebellion over their land rights (1869). After leading a similar uprising in Saskatchewan (1884-1885), he was captured and executed by Canadian authorities.

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  • n. the basic unit of money in Cambodia; equal to 100 sen


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