Definition of krone in English:



  • The basic monetary unit of Denmark and Norway, equal to 100 øre.

    • ‘Deposit 20 kroner while you meander around the narrow cobbled streets and you can pick up a bike at one of the many bicycle racks dotted around, leaving it at another when you've arrived at your destination.’
    • ‘On the upside, the Iceland krona rose 0.9%, the Norwegian krone 0.8%, and the British pound 0.7%.’
    • ‘To be exact, I had ten kroner in my pocket, less than one pound.’
    • ‘On September 28 Denmark votes on whether to abolish its currency, the krone, in favour of the euro currently used by 12 European countries.’
    • ‘The Norwegian krone dropped 1.3%, the Mexican peso 1.2%, and the Japanese yen 0.8%.’
    • ‘People can pay in their own currency, euro, sterling, US, Australian or Canadian dollars, Swedish kroner, yen, rand or Swiss francs.’
    • ‘On the upside, the Indonesian rupiah jumped 2.5%, the Swiss franc 1.9%, the Danish krone 1.8%, and the Euro 1.8%.’
    • ‘Closure of all the fields would cost producers 115 million kroner daily, the Norwegian Oil Industry Association said.’
    • ‘The leading currencies this week were the South African rand, the Norwegian krone, and Swiss franc.’
    • ‘The price went from 280 to 320 Danish kroner, and has since gone up another 20 percent.’
    • ‘Separately, the Norwegian krone slipped against the euro and dollar.’
    • ‘Trains from here to Copenhagen's Central Station run every 20 minutes, take 12 minutes and cost 25.50 kroner.’
    • ‘The Danish courts convicted him of racial discrimination and fined him 5,000 kroner.’
    • ‘The Canadian dollar, Danish krone and Iceland krona have gained about 3%.’
    • ‘For the Danes the last few weeks were not about the economic merits or otherwise of paying for goods and services in euros instead of kroner.’
    • ‘The Danes voted by referendum last year not to join the euro, but one in ten retailers indicated that they will price their goods in euro and kroner.’
    • ‘The negotiated price was 15,000 kroner for two days, or about $150.’
    • ‘The Norwegian krone gained 2%, the South African rand 1.9%, the Swiss franc 1.3%, and the Iceland krona 1.25%.’
    • ‘The Euro, Danish krone, Swiss franc, and Swedish krona rose better than 2%.’
    • ‘This is a bold step but the decline in the value of the kroner, which brought about the inflationary pressures, had to be arrested to prevent any further rise in prices domestically.’


Danish and Norwegian, literally ‘crown’.