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English definition of “lira”

lira

noun [C]     /ˈlɪə.rə/ US  /ˈlɪr.ə/ (plural lira)
the standard unit of money used in Italy before the introduction of the euro, and also used in Malta and TurkeyCurrencies
(Definition of lira noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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