Definitions for "Bimetallism"
The legalized use of two metals (as gold and silver) in the currency of a country, at a fixed relative value; -- in opposition to monometallism.
a monetary standard under which the basic unit of currency is defined by stated amounts of two metals (usually gold and silver) with values set at a predetermined ratio
A late nineteenth-century movement of westerners and populists aimed at expanding the supply of money by backing it with silver as well as with gold.