Entry from British & World English dictionary
A bank account held by a UK bank with a foreign bank, usually in the currency of that country.
- It received these funds in its sterling nostro account at National Westminster Bank in London and credited the £25m to the BCCI Overseas inter-company vostro account.
Nostro from Italian, 'our, ours'.
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