boliviano

noun
bo·​li·​vi·​a·​no | \ bə-ˌli-vē-ˈä-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce boliviano (audio) \
plural bolivianos

Definition of boliviano

: the basic monetary unit of Bolivia — see Money Table

Examples of boliviano in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Turns out the market sells whole cars, too, as well as sugar cane juice, fried trout and brand new Lacoste polos for around 14 bolivianos, or about $2. New York Times, 17 Apr. 2018 Turns out the market sells whole cars, too, as well as sugar cane juice, fried trout and brand new Lacoste polos for around 14 bolivianos, or about $2. New York Times, 17 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of boliviano

1866, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for boliviano

American Spanish, from boliviano, adjective, Bolivian

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“Boliviano.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boliviano. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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