a pine tree, Larix decidua, of northern and central Europe, having slender, yellow-gray branchlets and oval cones with downy scales, grown for timber and as an ornamental.
noun 1. See under (def 1). [lin-duh n] /ˈlɪn dən/ noun 1. any tree of the genus Tilia, as T. americana (American linden) or T. europaea (European linden) having fragrant yellowish-white flowers and heart-shaped leaves, grown as an ornamental or shade tree. Compare . 2. the soft, light, white wood of any of these trees, […]
- European monetary institute
noun 1. an organization set up in 1991 to coordinate economic and monetary policy within the European Union: superseded by the European Central Bank in 1998
noun 1. a Common Market program designed to narrow the fluctuation of western European currencies against one another. Abbreviation: EMS. noun 1. the system used in the European Union for stabilizing exchange rates between the currencies of member states and financing the balance-of-payments support mechanism. The original Exchange Rate Mechanism was formed in 1979 but […]
- European monetary union
noun 1. the agreement between members of the European Union to establish a common currency. The current participating members are Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain EMU