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Ku·na

also Cu·na  (ko͞o′nə)
n. pl. Kuna or Ku·nas also Cuna or Cu·nas
1. A member of a Central American Indian people formerly inhabiting central Panama, now living primarily in the San Blas Islands and adjacent coastal areas of northeast Panama.
2. The Chibchan language of the Kuna.

ku·na

 (ko͞o′nə)
n. pl. kuna
See Table at currency.

[Serbo-Croatian, marten, kuna (from the earlier use of marten skins for payment), from Proto-Slavic *kuna; akin to Latvian cauna.]

kuna

(ˈkuːnə)
n, pl -ne (-nɪ)
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Croatia, divided into 100 lipa

ku•na

(ˈku nə)
n., pl. -na.
the basic monetary unit of Croatia. See table at currency.
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27 May 2015 - US-based investment banking advisory firm Evercore (NYSE: EVR) has acquired German investment banking advisory boutique Kuna and Co.
I began my research in Kuna Yala, then called San Blas, in 1970, mainly on the island of Sasardi-Mulatupu.
Molas are made by Kuna women, and form the front and back panels of a woman's blouse.
In a letter received by SPA's Director General during a meeting here today with Director of KUNA Office in Riyadh Abdulrazzaq Al-Huzami, the KUNA's Director General has commended the efforts exerted by the Saudi Press Agency and its employees in facilitating the missions of the Kuwaiti delegation, expressing his hope for continuing contacts, cooperation, and the exchanges of visits of information delegations between the two sides to be briefed on information services provided by the two news agencies as well as their development witnessed in recent years.
On initial observation, the Kuna seem little changed.
They had come to Kuna Yala in order to set up a temporary health clinic where, according to their own figures, in five days they saw 1,966 medical patients, filled 8,229 prescriptions, extracted 391 teeth, scrubbed 322 heads for lice, and handed out 303 pairs of eyeglasses.
KUWAIT, Jan 8 (KUNA) -- KUNA Board Chairman and Director General Sheikh Mubarak Al-Duaij Al-Ibrahim Al-Sabah and Director General of Maghreb Arab Press (MAP) Khalil Hachimi Idrissi discussed mutual cooperation on Monday.
KUWAIT, Jan 7 (KUNA) -- KUNA Board Chairman and Director General Sheikh Mubarak Al-Duaij Al-Ibrahim Al-Sabah welcomed the visit of Director General of Maghreb Arab Press (MAP) Khalil Hachimi Idrissi to Kuwait.
During the meeting, KUNA Chief expressed his deep appreciation for the role played by Kuwait's diplomacy and its efforts in promoting Kuwait's wisdom aimed at establishing close relations with brotherly and friendly countries.
KUWAIT, Dec 23 (KUNA) -- Cooperation between KUNA and the Kuwait University is vital to reinforce awareness of the prime importance of media in building and promoting the society, KUNA's Deputy Director General for Editorial Sector and Editor-in-Chief Saad Al-Ali said.
He said that KUNA contributes to supporting the state's orientation both at home and abroad.
He also stressed importance on diversity of news, articles, and to include all political, economic and social fields in addition to preparing reports and taking pictures to support news items that contribute to the enriching of KUNA.