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The primary unit of currency in Austria before the adoption of the euro.

[German, from Middle High German schillinc, from Old High German skilling, gold coin.]
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1. (Currencies) the former standard monetary unit of Austria, divided into 100 groschen; replaced by the euro in 2002
2. (Currencies) an old German coin of low denomination
[C18: from German: shilling]
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(ˈʃɪl ɪŋ)

the basic currency of Austria, which has a fixed value relative to the euro.
[1745–55; < German; c. shilling]
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Noun1.schilling - formerly the basic unit of money in Austriaschilling - formerly the basic unit of money in Austria
Austrian monetary unit - monetary unit in Austria
groschen - 100 groschen equal 1 schilling in Austria
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[ˈʃɪlɪŋ] Nchelín m austríaco
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n (Hist) → Schilling m
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