leone

noun
le·one | \lē-ˈōn \
plural leones also leone

Definition of leone 

the basic monetary unit of Sierra Leone — see Money Table

First Known Use of leone

1964, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for leone

Sierra Leone

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