Definition of leone in English:

leone

Pronunciation /lēˈōn/ /liˈoʊn/

noun

  • The basic monetary unit of Sierra Leone, equal to 100 cents.

    ‘Last year the World Bank lent Sierra Leone a million dollars for a credit scheme, when the exchange rate was seven leones to the dollar.’
    • ‘The leone had collapsed to a tenth of its previous value against the dollar.’