Definition of leone in English:


Syllabification: le·one
Pronunciation: /lēˈōn


  • The basic monetary unit of Sierra Leone, equal to 100 cents.
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    • Last year the World Bank lent Sierra Leone a million dollars for a credit scheme, when the exchange rate was seven leones to the dollar.
    • The leone had collapsed to a tenth of its previous value against the dollar.

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