Definition of krona in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkrəʊnə/


1 (plural kronor pronounced same) The basic monetary unit of Sweden, equal to 100 öre.
Swedish, 'crown'
Example sentences
  • Svanberg's comments were taken as a threat to move production out of Sweden should the krona be maintained.
  • He was also ordered to pay 150,000 kronor in damages to Lindh's family.
  • If Sweden does vote yes, the krona will likely be history by 2006.
2 (plural kronur pronounced same) The basic monetary unit of Iceland, equal to 100 aurar.
From Icelandic króna, 'crown'
Example sentences
  • Only a few weeks ago in Iceland, concerns over economic confidence were reflected by falls in both the Icelandic kronur and its stock market.
  • The Iceland krona rose 2.3%, recovering some of its recent steep decline.
  • The Canadian dollar, Danish krone and Iceland krona have gained about 3%.

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