Definition of kroon in English:

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kroon

Pronunciation: /kruːn/

noun (plural kroons or krooni)

(Until the introduction of the euro in 2011) the basic monetary unit of Estonia, equal to 100 sents.
Example sentences
  • So you will still have to cope with the kroon, zloty, tolar and forint for a few years.
  • In Estonia, more than half want to retain the kroon, which many see as a symbol of their liberation from the old Soviet Union in 1991.
  • Diesel, for example, will go up from 2.55 to 3.84 kroons a litre.

Origin

Estonian, literally 'crown'; compare with krona, krone.

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