Definition of korona in English:

korona

noun

  • 1The principal monetary unit of the Austro-Hungarian empire from 1892 to 1918, consisting of 100 filler; compare "krone". Later: the principal monetary unit of Hungary from 1919 to 1926. Now historical.

  • 2The principal monetary unit of Czechoslovakia until its partition in 1993, and subsequently of the Czech Republic and (until 2009) of Slovakia.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Statesman's Year-book. From Hungarian korona monetary unit of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, monetary unit of Hungary, specific use of korona.

Pronunciation

korona

/ˈkɒrʊnə/