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grosz

 (grôsh)
n. pl. gro·szy (grô′shē)
A Polish unit of currency equal to 1/100 of the zloty.

[Polish, from Czech groš, from Medieval Latin (dēnārius) grossus, thick (denarius).]
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grosz

(ɡrɔːʃ)
n, pl groszy (ˈɡrɔːʃɪ)
(Currencies) a Polish monetary unit worth one hundredth of a złoty
[from Polish, from Czech grosh; see groschen]

Grosz

(ɡrəʊs; German ɡrɔs)
n
(Biography) George. 1893–1959, German painter, in the US from 1932, whose works satirized German militarism and bourgeois society
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grosz

(grɔʃ)

n., pl. gro•szy (ˈgrɔ ʃi)
a monetary unit of Poland, equal to 1/100 of a zloty.
[1945–50; < Polish < Czech groš; see groschen]

Grosz

(groʊs)

n.
George, 1893–1959, U.S. artist, born in Germany.
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Noun1.grosz - 100 groszy equal 1 zloty in Poland
Polish monetary unit - monetary unit in Poland
zloty - the basic unit of money in Poland
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The Russians, for the sake of their Government, and the Poles for the credit of their country, ought to unite for once and subscribe a few copecks and groszy, so as to enable the inn-keeper of the place to offer a decent room to the traveler, condemned by an ill-regulated timetable to remain there from nine in the evening until half-past six the next morning.
The hero of "Lawyer Kraykowski's Dancer" turns the tables on the snooty attorney, inserting himself into his life, interfering whenever possible in his walks and his love affair, even paying for his daily pastries in advance as an assault on his independence, explaining to us by way of analogy: "Imagine the lawyer coming out of a public lavatory, reaching for fifteen groszy, and being told that it had already been paid.