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florin

Noun

1 the basic unit of money in Suriname; equal to 100 cents [syn: guilder, gulden]
2 formerly the basic unit of money in the Netherlands; equal to 100 cents [syn: guilder, gulden, Dutch florin]

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Noun

florin
  1. The currency of Aruba, divided into 100 cents, symbol ƒ
  2. A former British coin, worth two shillings / ten (new) pence.
    Synonyms - two shillings, two bob
  3. a guilder (former currency unit if the Netherlands)
  4. any of several gold coins once produced in Florence, Italy

Extensive Definition

Florin may refer to:
florin in German: Florin
florin in Italian: Fiorino (disambigua)
florin in Dutch: Florijn
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