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markka

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noun, mark·ka \ˈmär-ˌkä\

Definition of markka

plural markkaa \ˈmär-ˌkä\ also markkas play \-ˌkäz\

  1. :  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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