markka


mark·ka

noun \ˈmär-ˌkä\
plural mark·kaa \ˈmär-ˌkä\ also mark·kas \-ˌkäz\

Definition of MARKKA

:  the basic monetary unit of Finland from 1917 to 2001

Origin of MARKKA

Finnish, from Swedish mark, a unit of value; akin to Old Norse mǫrk mark
First Known Use: 1894

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