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noun, plural ko·ru·ny [kawr-uh-nee] /ˈkɔr ə ni/, ko·run [kawr-oon] /ˈkɔr un/, ko·ru·nas.
  1. an aluminum bronze coin and monetary unit of the Czech Republic, equal to 100 halers. Abbreviation: Kčs.
  2. a monetary unit of Slovakia until the euro was adopted, equal to 100 halier.
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Also korona.

Origin of koruna

1925–30; < Czech < Latin corōna a crown, wreath; see corona
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British Dictionary definitions for korun


  1. the standard monetary unit of the Czech Republic and Slovakia, divided into 100 hellers
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