Definition of krona in English:


Syllabification: kro·na
Pronunciation: /ˈkrōnə


  • 1 (plural kronor /-nôr/) The basic monetary unit of Sweden, equal to 100 öre.
    [Swedish, 'crown']
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    • 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 /-nər/) The basic monetary unit of Iceland, equal to 100 aurar.
    [from Old Norse króna 'crown']
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    • 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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