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krona

[kroh-nuh] /ˈkroʊ nə/
noun, plural kronor
[kroh-nawr] /ˈkroʊ nɔr/ (Show IPA)
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
1870-1875
1870-75; < Swedish < Medieval Latin corōna; see króna

króna

[kroh-nuh] /ˈkroʊ nə/
noun, plural krónur
[kroh-ner] /ˈkroʊ nər/ (Show IPA)
1.
a nickel-brass or aluminum coin and monetary unit of Iceland, equal to 100 aurar.
Abbreviation: Kr., kr.
Origin
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

krona

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

króna

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