There are 3 definitions of Rand in English:

Rand

Syllabification: Rand
Pronunciation: /rand
 
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(the Rand)

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Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
noun
a small amount; a little

There are 3 definitions of Rand in English:

rand1

Syllabification: rand
Pronunciation: /rand, ränd, ränt
 
/

noun

  • The basic monetary unit of South Africa, equal to 100 cents.
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    • When the bid failed the rand fell against the dollar and shares dropped by 0.7 percent.
    • The South African currency lost more than a rand against the US dollar on Thursday alone.
    • A surge in gold prices and a broadly weaker U.S. dollar had supported the rand's recent rally.

Origin

from the Rand, the name of a goldfield district near Johannesburg.

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rand2

Syllabification: rand
Pronunciation: /
 
rand/

noun

  • A strip of leather placed under the back part of a shoe or boot to make it level before the lifts of the heel are attached.
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    • They also sell custom versions of their shoes, to include an extended rand.
    • It is a mesh pattern which should allow for some breathability, and I've been assured that resoling the rand doesn't affect the rubber.
    • Their rand is softer, their fit is better, bar none.

Origin

Old English (denoting a border): of Germanic origin; related to Dutch rand and German Rand 'edge'. The current sense dates from the late 16th century.

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