Meaning of korona in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkɒrʊnə/


  • 1 historical The 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.

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


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.