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krona

[kroh-nuh]
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noun, plural kro·nor [kroh-nawr] /ˈkroʊ nɔr/.
  1. a silver and cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Sweden, equal to 100 öre. Abbreviation: Kr., kr.
  2. the monetary unit of the Faeroe Islands, equal to 100 öre. Abbreviation: Kr., kr.

Origin of krona

1870–75; < Swedish < Medieval Latin corōna; see króna

króna

[kroh-nuh]
noun, plural kró·nur [kroh-ner] /ˈkroʊ nər/.
  1. a nickel-brass or aluminum coin and monetary unit of Iceland, equal to 100 aurar. Abbreviation: Kr., kr.

Origin of króna

1885–90; < Icelandic < Medieval Latin corōna gold coin (so called because it bore the imprint of a crown); see crown
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krona

noun plural kronor (ˈkrəʊnə)
  1. the standard monetary unit of Sweden, divided into 100 öre

króna

noun plural -nur (-nə)
  1. the standard monetary unit of Iceland, divided into 100 aurar
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