"yen" Definition

  1. pl. of Ye
  2. n. The unit of value and account in Japan. Since Japan's adoption of the gold standard, in 1897, the value of the yen has been about 50 cents. The yen is equal to 100 sen.

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Position in dictionary: 111175 of 111710 words.
Word Type: pl., n.,
Words that start with "yen": 3
Words that end with "yen": 7
Words that contain "yen": 20
Next words in dictionary: yend, yenite, yeoman, yeomanlike, yeomanly
Previous words in dictionary: yeman, yelping, yelper, yelped, yelp

English Dictionary Definition of yen

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