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Cruzado

The currency of Brazil between 1986 and 1989. It replaced the second Brazilian cruzeiro at a rate of one cruzado for 1,000 cruzeiro. The cruzado was issued in an attempt to control Brazilian inflation; this attempt failed and the cruzado was replaced by the cruzado novo in 1989.
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The Holy Bull and Crusado of Rome (London, 1588), cited in Hillgarth, The Mirror of Spain, 384.
Two Edmonton newspaper columnists wrote about Charns' antiwar crusado.
8), faced this situation and of necessity devalued the real from its previous worth of three maravedis to one, and reduced the crusado to two tornados, a third of its previous value.