Definition of Sterling area
1. Noun. The group of countries whose currencies are tied to the British pound sterling.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sterling Area
Literary usage of Sterling area
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"It is the normal practice of central Lunks In independent sterling area ... Much of the fall In the holdings of independent sterling area countries took ..."
2. Power, Competition, and the State by Keith Middlemas (1986)
"But inexperienced as they were, they could not deflect the guardians' pincer movement, one arm bearing proposals for the sterling area, the other for the ..."
3. International Mobility of the Highly Skilled by OECD Staff, A01, OECD., Director, OCDE, workers Seminar on international mobilit, OECD, Organisation for Economic Co-operation, Development (2002)
"The region described as the rest of the non-sterling area covers the remaining countries of the world, including the socialist countries of Europe, ..."
4. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1844)
"The sterling area countries are the recipient of official loans and grants from the United Kingdom and the private outflow from the United Kingdom is in the ..."
5. OECD Economics Glossary: English-French = Glossaire de L'économie de L'OCDE by Oecd, SourceOECD (Online service) (2006)
"BIS reporting area qv sterling area zone sterling [MON] ARI (accounting rate of interest) TIC (taux d'intérêt comptable) [GES] ARI MA (auto-regressive ..."
6. The Eizenstat Report and Related Issues Concerning United States and Allied edited by James A. Leach (1999)
"In November 1940, the Bank of England and the Bank of Portugal signed an "Agreement Regarding Payments Between the sterling area and the Portuguese Empire. ..."