(redirected from Milreis)
Also found in: Dictionary, Financial.

MIL-REIS. The name of a coin. The mil-reis of Portugal is taken as money of account, at the custom-house, to be of the value of one hundred and twelve cents. Act of March 13, 1843.
     2. The mil-reis of Azores, is deemed of the value of eighty-three and one-third cents. Act of Match 3, 1843.
     3. The mil-reis of Madera, is deemed of the value of one hundred cents. Id.

References in periodicals archive ?
Reconoce tener 300 milreis de Carmen porque ella le pidio que el los guardase y admite que ocasionalmente duermen los tres juntos (69).
Como una de las consecuencias de esta politica, la exportacion de cafe por el puerto de Santos crecio de 36 millones de milreis en 1886 a 74 millones en 1892 (JESUS ARANGO CANO, Inmigrantes para Colombia, Bogota: Editorial Voluntad, 1951, citado por idem: 113).
Trade Practices Commission v Milreis Pty Ltd (126) took place.
Jorge's uncle also held a number of other positions and grants: he was alcaide-mor and comendador of Pena Garcia (in the diocese of Guarda) and between February 1578 and his death, holder of the commandery (comenda) of Almada, a valuable commandery in the Order of Santiago (although Barreto was a knight of the Order of Christ), which was worth 600 milreis a year.
By 1877, she was willing to accept 1,500 milreis (about $750) and the commander of arms agreed that her rights should be bought out, given Miranda's lengthy service and "exemplary conduct.