[ mahrk-kah ]
/ ˈmɑrk kɑ /
noun, plural mark·kaa [mahrk-kah] /ˈmɑrk kɑ/.
a cupronickel or bronze coin and monetary unit of Finland until the euro was adopted, equal to 100 pennia; finmark. Abbreviation: F.Mk., M.
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Origin of markka
1900–05; < Finnish < German Mark; see mark2
Words nearby markka
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British Dictionary definitions for markka
/ (ˈmɑːkɑː, -kə) /
noun plural -kaa (-kɑː)
the former standard monetary unit of Finland, divided into 100 penniä; replaced by the euro in 2002
Word Origin for markka
Finnish. See mark ²
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