de·​nar | \ ˈde-ˌnär How to pronounce denar (audio) , ˈdā- \
plural denars\ ˈde-​ˌnärz How to pronounce denars (audio) , ˈdā-​ \ also denar or denari\ ˈde-​nä-​ˌrē How to pronounce denari (audio) , ˈdā-​ \

Definition of denar

: the basic monetary unit of North Macedonia — see Money Table

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Recent Examples on the Web In fact, the church’s status as a national treasure is confirmed by the image of its fresco of the Archangel Gabriel on the 50 denar note, the country’s currency. Celestine Bohlen, New York Times, "Macedonians Restore an Ancient Church, With an Eye on the Future," 15 July 2019

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First Known Use of denar

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for denar

Macedonian, alteration of dinar dinar, ultimately from Arabic dīnār — more at dinar

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“Denar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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