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Spanish term or phrase:tornesas
English translation:tour pounds
Entered by: Cecilia Coopman, M.A. in Translation
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06:55 May 10, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: tornesas
Su primer aporte fue poner a disposición de los norteamericanos un
millón de libras tornesas (moneda de la época), con las cuales se compraron
importantes materiales de guerra.
Cecilia Coopman, M.A. in Translation
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:38
Tours pounds
Explanation:
"Tournés" is the gentilicio for the French city of Tours. A "libra tornesa", according to the DRAE, is either a coin actually minted in Tours, or a unit worth "tres cuartillos de un real."
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Tours pounds


Explanation:
"Tournés" is the gentilicio for the French city of Tours. A "libra tornesa", according to the DRAE, is either a coin actually minted in Tours, or a unit worth "tres cuartillos de un real."

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