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Etymology 1[edit]

From the initials of ringgit Malaysia.



  1. A currency sign representing the Malaysian ringgit.

Etymology 2[edit]



  1. (international standards) Indeterminately reserved ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for Madagascar.
    Synonym: MG (for general use)
Usage notes[edit]

This is an indeterminately reserved code, included as part of ISO 3166-1 on the request of the Secretary-General of the United Nations due to its use in designating road vehicles under the 1949 Geneva Convention on Road Traffic, and is not endorsed for general use by the ISO. The general-purpose code for Madagascar is MG.



RM (countable and uncountable, plural RMs)

  1. (historical) Initialism of reichsmark. [from 19th c.]
  2. Initialism of Resident Magistrate. [from 19th c.]
  3. (historical) Initialism of Roman month.
    • 2016, Peter H. Wilson, The Holy Roman Empire, Penguin, published 2017, page 452:
      Official demands on the archbishopric of Salzburg totalled 1,137 RMs across 1635–48, of which 1,334,420 florins or 64 per cent was paid.
  4. (typography) Initialism of right margin.
  5. (Mormonism) Initialism of returned missionary.
  6. (military) Initialism of radio material.
  7. (religion) Initialism of religious movement.
  8. Initialism of Routemaster. A type of London bus.
  9. Initialism of ring modulation.
  10. Abbreviation of regional municipality.
  11. Abbreviation of room. Often visible on moving boxes.

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (regional municipality): RCM (regional county municipality) (MRC)

Proper noun[edit]


  1. (Britain) Initialism of Royal Marines. [from 20th c.]
  2. (Britain) Initialism of Royal Mail.
  3. Initialism of Research Machines.
  4. Initialism of Republic of Macedonia.


RM (third-person singular simple present RMs, present participle RMing, simple past and past participle RMed)

  1. (computing, Unix) Abbreviation of remove.