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lira

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noun li·ra \ˈlir-ə, ˈlē-rə\

Definition of lira

plural

lire

play \ˈlē-(ˌ)rā\ also

liras

  1. :  the basic monetary unit of Italy until 2002

Origin and Etymology of lira

Italian, from Latin libra, a unit of weight


First Known Use: 1617


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lira

noun li·ra

Definition of lira

plural

liras

  1. the basic monetary unit of Turkey — see money table

Origin and Etymology of lira

Turkish, from Italian


First Known Use: 1871


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lira

noun li·ra

Definition of lira

plural

liroth

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lirot

play \ˈlē-ˌrōt, -ˌrōth\
  1. :  the former Israeli pound

Origin and Etymology of lira

Modern Hebrew, from Italian


First Known Use: circa 1946


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lira

noun li·ra

Definition of lira

plural

liri

play \ˈlē-(ˌ)rē\
  1. :  the basic monetary unit of Malta until 2008

Origin and Etymology of lira

Maltese, from Italian


First Known Use: circa 1985


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