Pronunciation: (mil'rās"; Port. mēl-rās'), [key]
1. a silver coin and former monetary unit of Brazil, equal to 1000 reis, discontinued in 1942.
2. a gold coin and former monetary unit of Portugal, equal to 1000 reis, discontinued in 1910.
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