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  • n. Plural form of toman.


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  • The total expenditure from the net revenue of 2,677,000 tomans is summed up in the following manner: –

    Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia

  • Of this amount, no less a sum than 800,000 tomans is expended at the capital in salaries and allowances to the members of the different departments of the state and their subordinates, and to the other public servants, exclusive of the army.

    Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia

  • I could show you everywhere the green banks and knolls of earth, which Scotch people call "kames" and "tomans" -- perhaps brought down by ancient glaciers, or dropped by ancient icebergs -- now so smooth and green through summer and through winter, among the wild heath and the rough peat-moss, that the old Scots fancied, and I dare say Scotch children fancy still, fairies dwelt inside.

    Madam How and Lady Why

  • In addition to the British Indian rupee that was known locally as a kaldar rupee, and the Russian ruble called surs, other silver currencies circulating in late-nineteenth-century Afghanistan include Chinese yamus and Tabrizi tomans.

    Connecting Histories in Afghanistan: Market Relations and State Formation on a Colonial Frontier

  • In the midst of this, your daughter suddenly appeared and handed in 30,000 tomans to her class on behalf of you.

    A Letter to Ali Khameini

  • All together, the school raised between 4,000-5,000 tomans, the Iranian unit of currency.

    A Letter to Ali Khameini

  • The competition boiled down to a 10-20 tomans difference among all the classes.

    A Letter to Ali Khameini

  • A 42-year-old woman, who did not want to give her name, said tomatoes had gone from 400 to 2,000 tomans a kilo, and similar price rises had affected all foodstuffs including meat, poultry and fruit.

    Conservatives Challenge Ahmadinejad Over Economy

  • According to Morteza Allahdad, head of the Higher Institute of Banking, liquid assets rose from around 60,000 billion tomans in 2005 to 150,000 billion tomans in 2007.

    Conservatives Challenge Ahmadinejad Over Economy

  • A good-sized tree will produce thirty tomans or bundles of thirty pounds each, and each toman will make sixty cakes of three to the pound.

    The Malay Archipelago


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