korun

koruna

[kawr-uh-nah]
noun, plural koruny [kawr-uh-nee] , korun [kawr-oon] , korunas.
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.
Also, korona.


Origin:
1925–30; < Czech < Latin corōna a crown, wreath; see corona

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koruna (kɒˈruːnə)
 
n
the standard monetary unit of the Czech Republic and Slovakia, divided into 100 hellers

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