The Rand
Rand Rand (r[a^]nd), n. [D.] (D. pron. r[.a]nt) Rim; edge; border. [South Africa]

2. The monetary unit of the Union of South Africa. [PJC]

{The Rand}, a rocky gold-bearing ridge in South Africa, about thirty miles long, on which Johannesburg is situated; also, the gold-mining district including this ridge. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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