Definition of "tola" [to•la]

  • (noun) A unit of weight used in India, equal to the weight of one silver rupee (11.7 grams or 180 troy grains).

Use "tola" in a sentence

  • "According to forestry officials, five species known as tola, wenge, iroko, sapelli and limba account for close to 80 percent of the total timber exports in the country."
  • "The tola is a rupee's weight, or two-fifths of an ounce."
  • "The length and inclination of the _bast_ necessarily vary with the nature of the cliff, but as the Badi is remunerated at the rate of a rupee for every hundred cubits, hence termed a tola,"

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