krona

noun (1)
kro·​na | \ ˈkrō-nə How to pronounce krona (audio) \
plural kronor\ ˈkrō-​ˌnȯr How to pronounce kronor (audio) , -​nər \

Definition of krona

 (Entry 1 of 2)

the basic monetary unit of Sweden — see Money Table

krona

noun (2)
kro·​na | \ ˈkrō-nə How to pronounce krona (audio) \
plural kronur\ ˈkrō-​nər How to pronounce kronur (audio) \

Definition of krona (Entry 2 of 2)

the basic monetary unit of Iceland — see Money Table

First Known Use of krona

Noun (1)

1875, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for krona

Noun (1)

Swedish, literally, crown

Noun (2)

Icelandic krōna, literally, crown

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