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n. - A monetary standard under which the basic unit of currency is defined by stated amounts of two malleable substances (usually gold and silver) with values set at a predetermined ratio.

Usage examples (35)
  • Academy to the project of bimetallism for Greater Britain.
  • Why was WJB able to rally so many farmers to the zany cause of bimetallism?
  • The question of international bimetallism will have early and earnest attention.
  • Mr. Wolcott, did not you say bimetallism in the United States meant repudiation? for more
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