Bolivarian

adjective
Bo·​li·​var·​i·​an | \ ¦bōlə̇¦verēən, ¦bäl-, -va(a)r- \

Definition of Bolivarian

: of or relating to the South American republics of Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Ecuador, and Bolivia

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History and Etymology for Bolivarian

Spanish bolivariano, from S. Bolívar, who helped liberate these countries from the rule of Spain + Spanish -iano -ian

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“Bolivarian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bolivarian. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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