Definition of schilling in English:


Syllabification: schil·ling
Pronunciation: /ˈSHiliNG


  • The basic monetary unit of Austria (until replaced by the euro), equal to 100 groschen.
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    • After hyperinflation, Austria introduces the schilling.
    • Austria's basic unit of currency is the schilling.
    • With central banks aiming to peg the Austrian schilling and the Dutch guilder to the Deutsche mark, the nominal exchange rates (defined as local currency/foreign currency) against the mark should have been stable.


from German Schilling; compare with shilling.

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