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1. lira

noun. ['ˈlɪrə'] formerly the basic unit of money in Italy; equal to 100 centesimi.

Synonyms

  • Italian monetary unit
  • centesimo

Etymology

  • lira (Italian)
  • libra (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Lira

  • salvatierra
  • altamira
  • valtierra
  • panciera
  • palmira
  • baltierra
  • shapira
  • semira
  • saphira
  • sadira
  • rovira
  • mbira
  • magiera
  • madeira
  • kucera
  • kopera
  • indira
  • chavira
  • ancira
  • almira
  • aguirra
  • tejera
  • taira
  • spira
  • ferriera
  • vierra
  • shirah
  • shira
  • sera
  • mirra

Example sentences of the word lira


1. Noun, singular or mass
The national currency in Italy was switched from the lira to the euro in 2002.

2. lira

noun. ['ˈlɪrə'] the basic unit of money in Turkey.

Synonyms

  • Turkish lira
  • piastre
  • Turkish monetary unit
  • kurus

Etymology

  • lira (Italian)
  • libra (Latin)

3. lira

noun. ['ˈlɪrə'] the basic unit of money on Malta; equal to 100 cents.

Synonyms

  • Maltese lira

Etymology

  • lira (Italian)
  • libra (Latin)
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