balboa

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noun bal·boa \bal-ˈbō-ə\

Definition of balboa

  1. :  the traditional basic monetary unit of Panama — see money table

Origin and Etymology of balboa

Spanish, from Vasco Núñez de Balboa


First Known Use: circa 1909


Balboa

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biographical name Bal·boa \bal-ˈbō-ə\

Definition of Balboa

  1. Vasco Núñez de 1475–1519 Spanish explorer and conquistador


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