Definition of


  1. (noun, quantity) the basic monetary unit of most members of the European Union (introduced in 1999); in 2002 twelve European nations (Germany, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Austria, Finland) adopted the euro as their basic unit of money and abandoned their traditional currencies

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Alternate forms of Euro

Hypernyms: monetary unit

Origin of the word Euro

  1. name for the basic monetary unit of a pan-European currency, from 1996. more

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Words that sound like Euro

e'er, ear, eerie, eery, eira, eire, er, era, erie, err, error, ewer, eyra, eyre, eyrie, eyrir, eyry

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