lira

  1. the basic unit of money on Malta; equal to 100 cents
  2. the basic unit of money in Turkey
  3. the basic unit of money in Italy; equal to 100 centesimi

lira

A three-stringed bowed fiddle, played on the knee, most common in Calabria
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Lira

Lira (plural lire) is the name of the monetary unit of a number of countries, as well as the former currency of Italy, Malta, San Marino and the Vatican City, all of which replaced it in 2002 with the euro, and of Israel, which replaced it with the old shekel in 1980. The term originates from the value of a Troy pound (Latin libra) of high purity ...
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Lira

• (n.) An Italian coin equivalent in value to the French franc.
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Lira

(from libra, the ancient Roman pound) Silver coin, first struck in Venice in 1472. It was adopted later by other Italian states. The lira was the standard monetary unit of Italy from 1861 to the end of 2001.
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Lira

(from the article `Kálvos, Andréas Ioannídis`) Kálvos published 20 patriotic odes in two fascicles: Líra (`The Lyre`) at Geneva in 1824 and Néas Odás (`New Odes`) at Paris in 1826. He wrote of an ...
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Lira

(from the article `Uganda`) ...Resistance Army (LRA) led by Joseph Kony; at the beginning of the year, there were still more than one million people living in refugee camps. On ...
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lira

noun formerly the basic unit of money in Italy; equal to 100 centesimi
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Lira

[instrument] The lira, or relia, (ліра) is a Ukrainian variant of the hurdy-gurdy, an instrument which can trace its history back to the 10th century. Regarding the origins of the lira in the region there are two schools of thought: The lira was used as an instrument to accompany religious psalms, kants and epic ballads (known as dumy) ...
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Lira

[ISS] The Lira system (Лира) is a two-way communication system used between the International Space Station and Mission Control via the Russian Luch relay satellite constellation, also known as Altair. The ROS (Russian Orbital Segment) communication Subsystems can receive commands directly from ground stations through the Regul Subsyste...
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Lira

[mollusc] Lirae (singular lira) are fine lines or ridges (much finer than ribs) that are a sculptural feature of the outside of the shells of various animals. The term is commonly applied to the shells of molluscs such as gastropods, bivalves and nautiloids. It can also be used to describe similar sculpture on the surface of the shells of b...
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Lira

[music] =October 19= == White Wednesday == I can`t find anything about White Wednesday. It`s an American (in the south) tradition where high school students take toilet paper and roll anothers house with it in the night... It`s done during Homecoming week on Wednesdays. I finally found it.... but it really should also be called `rolling` (a...
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Lira

[name] Lira is a common surname in the Spanish and Italian languages. It was also a given name during the Medieval period. Lira translates to libra in Latin, which means `balance`. ...
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Lira

Li'ra (lē'rȧ) noun ; plural Lire (-ra). [ Italian , from Latin libra the Roman pound. Confer Livre .] An Italian coin equivalent in value to the French franc.
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lira

A three-stringed bowed fiddle, played on the knee, most common in Calabria
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lira

Former Italian currency unit, replaced in 2002 by the euro, the single currency of the European Union. ...
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lira

in music, a pear-shaped bowed instrument with three to five strings. Closely related to the medieval rebec and, like the rebec, a precursor of the ... [2 related articles]
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Lira

Lira is a cultivated variety of potato.
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lira

the former monetary unit of Italy and the currency of modern Turkey and Malta.
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Lira

The Lira is the currency of Turkey. For many years the Lira was the currency of Italy, before Italy adopted the Euro.
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Lira

The Lira was an Italian Partenope Class torpedo boat of 679 tons displacement launched in 1937. She was powered by two 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 34 knots and carried a complement of 94. Armaments consisted of three 3.9 inch guns; six 37 mm anti-aircraft guns; two 13 mm anti-aircraft guns; two depth charge throwers and four 18-inc...
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lira

[n] - the basic unit of money on Malta 2. [n] - the basic unit of money in Turkey 3. [n] - the basic unit of money in Italy
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