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Noun: pound sign
  1. A symbol for a unit of currency (especially for the pound sterling in Great Britain)
    - pound
  2. [US] The symbol #
    - octothorpe [N. Amer], octothorp [N. Amer], hash [Brit], pound [US], number sign, hash mark, hash symbol

Derived forms: pound signs

Type of: symbol

Encyclopedia: Pound sign