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krona

[ kroh-nuh ]
/ ˈkroʊ nə /
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noun, plural kro·nor [kroh-nawr]. /ˈkroʊ nɔr/.

a silver and cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Sweden, equal to 100 öre. Abbreviation: Kr., kr.
the monetary unit of the Faeroe Islands, equal to 100 öre. Abbreviation: Kr., kr.

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Origin of krona

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

Definition for krona (2 of 2)

króna
[ kroh-nuh ]
/ ˈkroʊ nə /

noun, plural kró·nur [kroh-ner]. /ˈkroʊ nər/.

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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British Dictionary definitions for krona (1 of 2)

krona
/ (ˈkrəʊnə) /

noun plural kronor (ˈkrəʊnə)

the standard monetary unit of Sweden, divided into 100 öre

British Dictionary definitions for krona (2 of 2)

króna
/ (ˈkrəʊnə) /

noun plural -nur (-nə)

the standard monetary unit of Iceland, divided into 100 aurar
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