bolivar

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noun bo·li·var \bə-ˈlē-ˌvär, ˈbä-lə-vər\

Definition of bolivar

plural

bolivares

play \ˌbä-lə-ˈvär-ˌās, ˌbō-lē-\ or

bolivars

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

Origin and Etymology of bolivar

American Spanish bolívar, from Simón Bolívar


First Known Use: 1879


Bolívar

biographical name Bo·lí·var

Definition of Bolívar

  1. Si*mónplay \sē-ˌmōn-bə-ˈlē-ˌvär; ˌsī-mən-ˈbä-lə-ˌvär, -vər\ 1783–1830 South American liberator


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