Definition Of drachmai

noun

the basic monetary unit of Greece (until the introduction of the euro), notionally equal to 100 lepta.

Although we were told that the price of living here had become much more expensive since the euro replaced the drachma , it still seemed pretty cheap to us - especially eating out.

Example Of drachmai

  • A young man, paying for a newspaper in drachmas on Tuesday, admitted: ‘It's the first day and I didn't think to use our euro coins.‘

  • Although we were told that the price of living here had become much more expensive since the euro replaced the drachma , it still seemed pretty cheap to us - especially eating out.

  • Because the drachma does not exist anymore, it cannot be devalued.

  • Buying euros with sterling will be no different to the way in which we used to buy francs, drachmas and lire.

  • First it was the Deutsch mark, followed by the franc, lira, peseta and drachma .


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