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n. - Formerly the basic unit of money in the Netherlands; The basic unit of money in Suriname.

Usage examples (36)
  • Assure yourself that they spend a florin, which is two and a half francs, where we spend a franc.
  • The price of the tickets has been fixed for 1 florin, which is the maximum customary in this country.
  • It was first struck off in the twelfth century and was called a florin because it had a flower stamped on one side.
  • A florin was a large gold coin, named for the city, first minted in the 13th century and used only for the largest transactions. for more
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