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a quarter (coin): (a piece of metal money worth) 25 cents, 1/4 of a dollar
A quarter is a coin of 25 cents in the U.S.A. A quarter literally is "1/4, one fourth".

a quarter (25 cents)

the (Latin) quarter : the (Latin) neighborhood, part of town, district, area

a (financial) quarter: a (financial) trimester, 3 months, 1/4 of a year

quarterly: every three months
Pronunciation examples
UK: Villon lived in the Latin Quarter of Paris.
US: Could you lend me a quarter? I need a cola.

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