Definition of koruna in English:

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koruna

Pronunciation: /ˈkɒrʊnə/
Pronunciation: /kəˈruːnə/

noun

The basic monetary unit of the Czech Republic, equal to 100 halers.
Example sentences
  • In addition to Danish krone, there will be Czech korunas - and Slovak korunas too, for that matter.
  • For instance, the Slovakian koruna hit a record high against the euro on Mar. 8.
  • The move has proved unpopular with the public in Slovakia, where the average monthly wage is 14 000 korunas.

Origin

Czech, literally 'crown'.

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