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lira

play
noun, li·ra \ˈlir-ə, ˈlē-rə\

Definition of lira

plural lire play \ˈlē-(ˌ)rā\ also liras

  1. :  the basic monetary unit of Italy until 2002



Origin of lira

Italian, from Latin libra, a unit of weight


First Known Use: 1617

Rhymes with lira


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lira

noun, li·ra

Definition of lira

plural liras

  1. — see money table



Origin of lira

Turkish, from Italian


First Known Use: 1871


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lira

noun, li·ra

Definition of lira

plural liroth or lirot play \ˈlē-ˌrōt, -ˌrōth\

  1. :  the former Israeli pound



Origin of lira

Modern Hebrew, from Italian


First Known Use: circa 1946


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lira

noun, li·ra

Definition of lira

plural liri play \ˈlē-(ˌ)rē\

  1. :  the basic monetary unit of Malta until 2008



Origin of lira

Maltese, from Italian


First Known Use: circa 1985


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