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 for Florin
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Florin \Flor"in\, n. [F. florin, It. florino, orig., a
     Florentine coin, with a lily on it, fr. flore a flower, fr.
     L. flos. See Flower, and cf. Floren.]
     A silver coin of Florence, first struck in the twelfth
     century, and noted for its beauty. The name is given to
     different coins in different countries. The florin of
     England, first minted in 1849, is worth two shillings, or
     about 48 cents; the florin of the Netherlands, about 40
     cents; of Austria, about 36 cents.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Guilder \Guil"der\, n. [D. gulden, orig., golden. Cf. Golden.]
     A Dutch silver coin worth about forty cents; -- called also
     florin and gulden.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  florin
      n 1: the basic unit of money in Suriname; equal to 100 cents
           [syn: guilder, gulden, florin]
      2: formerly the basic unit of money in the Netherlands; equal to
         100 cents [syn: guilder, gulden, florin, Dutch
         florin]

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  FLORIN. The name of a foreign coin. In all computations of customs, the 
  florin of the southern states of Germany, shall be estimated at forty cents; 
  the florin of the Austrian empire, and of the city of Augsburg, at forty-
  eight and one-half cents. Act March 22, 1846. The florin of the United 
  Netherlands is computed at the rate of forty cents. Act of March 2, 1799, 
  Sec. 61. Vide Foreign Coins. 
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Florin, CA -- U.S. Census Designated Place in California
     Population (2000):    27653
     Housing Units (2000): 9606
     Land area (2000):     5.647917 sq. miles (14.628036 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    5.647917 sq. miles (14.628036 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            24498
     Located within:       California (CA), FIPS 06
     Location:             38.490157 N, 121.410862 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Florin, CA
      Florin
  

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