1 [kroh-nuh]
noun, plural kroner [kroh-ner] .
a cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Denmark, equal to 100 öre. Abbreviation: Kr., kr.
a cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Norway, equal to 100 öre. Abbreviation: Kr., kr.

1870–75; < Danish, Norwegian < Middle Low German < Medieval Latin corōna; see króna Unabridged


2 [kroh-nuh] .
noun, plural kronen [kroh-nuhn] .
a former gold coin of Germany, equal to 10 marks.
korona ( def 1 ).

1870–75; < German; see krone1 Unabridged
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krone1 (ˈkrəʊnə)
n , pl -ner
1.  the standard monetary unit of Denmark, the Faeroe Islands, and Greenland, divided into 100 øre
2.  the standard monetary unit of Norway, divided into 100 øre
[C19: from Danish or Norwegian, from Middle Low German krōne, ultimately from Latin corōnacrown]

krone2 (ˈkrəʊnə)
n , pl -nen
1.  a former German gold coin worth ten marks
2.  a former Austrian monetary unit
[C19: from German, literally: crown; see krone1]

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It also shows how rates might be affected by lower inflation, a stronger economy or a weaker krone than expected.
Krone communications equipment is the equipment that is installed throughout the medical center.
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