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Noun: rand  rand
  1. The basic unit of money in South Africa; equal to 100 cents
  2. A strip of leather used to fit the heels of a shoe
Noun: Rand
  1. United States writer (born in Russia) noted for her polemical novels and political conservativism (1905-1982)
    - Ayn Rand
  2. A rocky region in the southern Transvaal in northeastern South Africa; contains rich gold deposits and coal and manganese
    - Witwatersrand, Reef

Derived forms: rands

Type of: author, part, region, South African monetary unit, writer

Part of: Transvaal

Encyclopedia: Rand, New South Wales