kroner kroner  /ˈkroʊ nər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the basic unit of money in Norway
  2. (n) the basic unit of money in Denmark

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But Iceland almost managed that when its currency, the kroner, got caught in a freefall created when investors bailed.
  2. But the police, playing a hunch, sent the kroner off to the national bank for a check of the serial numbers.
  3. Perhaps I should get myself a 20 kroner piece and hold on to it for life, so on every future visit to Copenhagen I'll be prepared.

News

  1. Matas Is Valued at as Much as 4.89 Billion Kroner in IPO

    Matas A/S, the drugstore chain being sold in Denmark’s first initial public offering through a private-equity firm in almost three years, will be valued as high as 4.89 billion kroner ($875 million), the owners said.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Researcher sets out to better understand social cohesion

    ( University of Copenhagen ) Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have received 14 of the 27 Sapere Aude grants awarded by the Danish Council for Independent Research this year. One of the recipients is associate professor of political philosophy Nils Holtug, who was granted 12 million kroner to fund a research project that will investigate which strategies work to improve solidarity ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  1. "That was nice what was said by the coach (Spalletti), but this is only something I have heard from media reports," said Riise. "I have only one year of my contract left, so the price is lower than a year ago - 50 million Norwegain Kroner...
    on Jun 16, 2008 By: John Arne Riise Source: Goal.com

  2. "I welcome the announcement today by Finance Minister Kristin Halvorsen that Norway's Ministry of Finance and Norges Bank (central bank) are exploring a possible Norwegian contribution of up to 30 billion Norwegian kroner (about 4.5 billion US...
    on Mar 28, 2009 By: Dominique Strauss-Kahn Source: The Age

  3. "We want to increase our aid to the population of Gaza, seriously hit by the fighting. The government has therefore decided to grant an additional 20 million kroner to medicine, food and other emergency aid to the Palestinians," the Norwegian...
    on Jan 12, 2009 By: Jens Stoltenberg Source: Xinhua

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