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ril, riˈɛlriel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rielnoun

    the basic unit of money in Cambodia; equal to 100 sen


  1. rielnoun

    The monetary unit of Cambodia, equivalent to 100 sen, and to 10 kak. Symbol: u17DB

  2. Etymology: From រៀល.


  1. Riel

    Riel is a provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It was created by redistribution in 1968, and has formally existed since the provincial election of 1969. The riding is located in the south-central region of the City of Winnipeg, and is named after Louis Riel, the leader of the 1870 Red River Rebellion. Riel is bordered to the east by St. Vital, to the south by Seine River, to the north by St. Vital, and to the west by the ridings of Fort Richmond and Fort Garry-Riverview. The riding's population in 1996 was 20,228. The riding's character is mostly middle-class and upper middle-class. As of 1999, the average family income was $63,126, and the unemployment rate was 5.50%. Nine percent of the riding's residents are francophone. The service industry accounts for 15% of Riel's economy, followed by health and social services at 12.5%. Riel has usually been represented by candidates of the Progressive Conservative Party, although the New Democratic Party of Manitoba have won the seat on three occasions. The current MLA is New Democrat Christine Melnick, who defeated her Progressive Conservative opponent by a margin of about 53% to 38% in 2003. Melnick won again in the 2007 Manitoba election winning with 60% of the vote.

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  1. RIEL

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Riel is ranked #14139 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Riel surname appeared 2,125 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Riel.

    85.3% or 1,813 total occurrences were White.
    8.1% or 174 total occurrences were Asian.
    2.8% or 61 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.4% or 52 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 19 total occurrences were Black.
    0.2% or 6 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. rile

  2. lier

  3. lire

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of riel in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of riel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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    a fabric with a nap that is longer and softer than velvet
    • A. noninvasive
    • B. brilliant
    • C. alternate
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