noun (plural euros or euro)
The single European currency, which replaced the national currencies of France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Greece, Portugal, Luxembourg, Austria, Finland, the Republic of Ireland, Belgium, and the Netherlands in 2002. Seventeen member states of the European Union now use the euro.
- It has been years now since much of Europe abandoned national currencies for the euro.
- I bought my digital camera upon landing in the States for several hundred euro cheaper than Ireland.
- The Dutch greeted the euro with a national party, champagne at bank queues and general merriment.
European, especially concerned with the European Union: he voted with the government in the Euro debate
More example sentences
- Norway's absence from the EU means the map of Europe on the Euro coin looks a bit rude.
- If he can deliver the British people to the Euro leaders, the Presidency of Europe awaits him.
- In the Euro elections, the issue was going to be Europe and our relationship to it.
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