sterling area

noun
variants: or less commonly sterling bloc

Definition of sterling area

: a former group of countries with currencies tied to the British pound sterling

First Known Use of sterling area

1932, in the meaning defined above

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“Sterling area.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sterling%20area. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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