Definition of Drachmas

1. Noun. (plural of drachma) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Drachmas

1. drachma [n] - See also: drachma

Drachmas Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Drachmas Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Drachmas

drablers
drably
drabness
drabnesses
drabs
drac
dracaena
dracaenas
dracena
dracenas
drachenfutter
drachm
drachma
drachmae
drachmai
drachmas (current term)
drachms
dracin
draco
dracology
dracone
dracones
draconian
draconic
draconic month
draconic months
draconin
draconine
draconitic month
draconitic months

Literary usage of Drachmas

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1903)
"The revenue in 1900 was 112206,- 849 drachmas, and expenditure ... drachmas, allowances 103800 drachmas, various obligations 185000 drachmas, the civil list ..."

2. The Slave Systems of Greek and Roman Antiquity by William Linn Westermann (1984)
"the price was 700 silver drachmas (= 175 denarii).1" A slave woman was sold for 1000 silver drachmas lie a female slave aged about twenty-four, ..."

3. The Southern Review (1832)
"In the Acropolis of A- thens there were "olden crowns of 17J, 18i, of 20, and 25 drachmas or rather more ; also another of 26£ ; four of which the joint ..."

4. A History of Modern Banks of Issue: With an Account of the Economic Crises by Charles Arthur Conant (1896)
"... drachmas in circulating notes, 7000000 drachmas in small notes, ... drachmas in deposits and current accounts, 11500000 drachmas on account of reserve ..."

5. The Public Economy of Athens: To which is Added, A Dissertation on the by August Boeckh, George Cornewall Lewis (1842)
"A crown, which the celebrated Lysander sent as a sacred offering to the Parthenon of Athens, weighed 66 drachmas 5 oboli. Two crowns, honorary gifts to ..."

6. Greece Under King George by Roandeu Albert Henry Bickford-Smith (1893)
"... with 45000 drachmas, or about 5000 drachmas per head per annum ; The Angels (near Athens), with 77000 drachmas, or about 3080 drachmas per head per ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Drachmas

Search for Drachmas on Dictionary.com!Search for Drachmas on Thesaurus.com!Search for Drachmas on Google!Search for Drachmas on Wikipedia!

Search

Translations