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Princely Sum

\Princely Sum, two English words\
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Definition

A large amount of money.

Usage

Ambi: My grandfather told me that he was paid 800 rupees per month when he started working
Thambi: Did he also tell you that in those days, 800 rupees was a princely sum?
Ambi: Yes, he did. How did you know?
Thambi: They all talk like that.
Added 2012-02-19 by IndianInCowboyCountry

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

Money & Business