Origin of Euro
British Dictionary definitions for most-euro
noun plural -os
Word Origin and History for most-euro
name for the basic monetary unit of a pan-European currency, from 1996.
Culture definitions for most-euro
The common currency used in eleven countries of the European Union (Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain). The euro became the official currency of these nations in 1999, but nations were not obliged to phase out their existing currencies until 2002. The expectation is that introduction of the euro will stimulate cross-border investment by eliminating fluctuating exchange rates.