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li·ra

 (lîr′ə, lē′rä)
n. pl. li·re (lîr′ā, lē′rĕ) or li·ras Abbr. l.
1. See Table at currency.
2. The primary unit of currency in Italy, Malta, San Marino, and the Vatican City before the adoption of the euro.

[Italian, from Old Italian, from Old Provençal liura, from Latin lībra, a unit of weight, pound.]

lira

(ˈlɪərə; Italian ˈliːra)
n, pl lire (ˈlɪərɪ; Italian ˈliːre) or liras
1. (Currencies) the former standard monetary unit of Italy, San Marino, and the Vatican City, divided into 100 centesimi; replaced by the euro in 2002
2. (Currencies) Also called: pound the standard monetary unit of Turkey, divided into 100 kuruş
3. (Currencies) the former standard monetary unit of Malta, divided into 100 cents or 1000 mils; replaced by the euro in 2008
[Italian, from Latin lībra pound]

li•ra

(ˈlɪər ə)

n., pl. li•re (ˈlɪər eɪ)
li•ras.
1. the basic currency of Italy, which has a fixed value relative to the euro.
2. the basic monetary unit of Malta and Turkey.
[1610–20; < Italian < Old Provençal lieura < Latin lībra pound]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lira - the basic unit of money on Maltalira - the basic unit of money on Malta; equal to 100 cents
Maltese monetary unit - monetary unit on Malta
2.lira - the basic unit of money in Turkeylira - the basic unit of money in Turkey  
Turkish monetary unit - monetary unit in Turkey
kurus, piaster, piastre - 100 kurus equal 1 lira in Turkey
3.lira - formerly the basic unit of money in Italylira - formerly the basic unit of money in Italy; equal to 100 centesimi
centesimo - a fractional monetary unit of several countries: Panama and Italy and Uruguay and Chile
Italian monetary unit - monetary unit in Italy
Translations
لَيْرَهليره: وحدة نقدية تركيّه
lira
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líra
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liraliretTürk lirası

lira

[ˈlɪərə] N (lire (pl)) [ˈlɪərɪ]lira f

lira

nLira f; 500 lira(s)500 Lire

lira

[ˈlɪərə] nlira

lira

(ˈliərə) plural lire (ˈliərei) noun
1. the standard unit of money in Italy before euro.
2. the standard unit of money in Turkey.
References in classic literature ?
The wages were the noble figure of a lira and a half, which is just over a bob, a day, but there were lashings of sound wine for one and all, and better wine to bathe in.
But we had not a lira between us at the time, and only the rags in which we sat barefoot in the boat.
And by ten o'clock we were quit of Genoa; the last lean, blue-chinned official had left our decks; the last fruitseller had been beaten off with bucketsful of water and left cursing us from his boat; the last passenger had come aboard at the last moment--a fussy graybeard who kept the big ship waiting while he haggled with his boatman over half a lira.
Highlights of the government's spending plans include raising spending on education to 134 billion liras ($34.
Looking across at the Westmont girls basketball teams bench, Fentons Ashley Liras confidence grew ever so slightly.
Families of those killed while on duty and civilians will receive a one-time payment of up to 240,000 Turkish liras ($79,000), Labour and Social Security Minister Suleyman Soylu said in a televised interview late Saturday.
2 million Turkish liras in the first quarter of 2016, according to the preliminary data.
Zandra Anderson, the lawyer who represented the Lira siblings in court and specializes in animal law, said she was thrilled the Court had ruled in the Liras' favor.
091 trillion Turkish liras ($509 billion) in the week ending June 27, Turkey's Central Bank said in its weekly bulletin Thursday.
1 million Turkish Liras, the Istanbul-based company said in a filing on late May 13.
China's largest listed bank, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) agreed to pay 669 million Turkish Liras ($314.
25bn for liras in the last week of December and offered $100mn every day this month to support Turkey's currency and help curb inflation.