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(ˈɡrəʊʃən; German ˈɡrɔʃən)
n, pl -schen
1. (Currencies) a former Austrian monetary unit worth one hundredth of a schilling
2. (Currencies) a former German coin worth ten pfennigs
3. (Historical Terms) a former German silver coin
[C17: from German: Bohemian dialect alteration of Middle High German grosse, from Medieval Latin (denarius) grossus thick (penny); see gross, groat]


(ˈgroʊ ʃən)

n., pl. -schen.
a unit of currency in Austria, equal to 1/100 of the schilling.
[1610–20; < German; Middle High German grosse, grosze < Late Latin (denārius) grossus thick (coin); akin to groat]
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Noun1.groschen - 100 groschen equal 1 schilling in Austria
Austrian monetary unit - monetary unit in Austria
Austrian schilling, schilling - formerly the basic unit of money in Austria
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Workmen were carrying out emergency repairs to try to fill it in, but in the meantime drivers in Old Swan were warned that the road will be restricted to one lane in both directions around the junction with Groschen Street.
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13) That leaves fifty-six thalers, or just under seven-and-a-half groschen per day for the servant's food, drink and lodging for 180 days.