lei lei  /ˈleɪ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the basic unit of money in Moldova
  2. (n) the basic unit of money in Romania
  3. (n) flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The police also found other millions of lei hidden around Constantin's property, a secret cellar containing 365 bottles of champagne from the royal cellars.
  2. Two million lei is roughly $12,000.
  3. Gin bottles and flower leis litter the crunchy black rock at the feet of an elderly woman in a bright red mumu dress singing an ancient mele.

News

  1. The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.K. Increased in April

    BRUSSELS, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  The Conference Board Leading Economic Index ® (LEI) for the U.K. increased 0.2 percent in April, after increasing 0.4 percent in March and 0.6 percent in February. ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Korea Declines

    NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Korea declined 0.5 percent in April to 120.9 (2004 = 100), following a 1.2 percent increase in March, and ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Spain Increases

    NEW YORK, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Spain increased 0.7 percent in April to 105.0 (2004 = 100), following a 0.3 percent decline in March, and ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  • Van Blerk said his track was merely a tribute to boer general Koos De la Rey, with its lyrics "De la Rey De la Rey/Sal jy die boere kom lei?"
    on Feb 23, 2008 By: Bok van Blerk Source: Independent Online

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