from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A current silver coin of Austria and the Austrian dependencies, equal to 100 heller or 20 United States cents.
  • noun A silver coin of Denmark, of the value of 1s.d. English, or about 27 United States cents, containing 100 ære: the unit of the Danish coinage. There are gold coins of 10 and 20 kroner.
  • noun A silver coin of Norway and Sweden, of the same value.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A coin of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, of the value of about twenty-eight cents (in 1913). See crown, n., 9.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the basic unit of money in Denmark
  • noun the basic unit of money in Norway


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