pula

noun
pu·​la | \ ˈpü-lə How to pronounce pula (audio) , ˈpyü-\
plural pula or pulas

Definition of pula

 (Entry 1 of 2)

the basic monetary unit of Botswana — see Money Table

Pula

geographical name
Pu·​la | \ ˈpü-lä How to pronounce Pula (audio) \

Definition of Pula (Entry 2 of 2)

city and port on the Adriatic Sea at the tip of the Istrian Peninsula in western Croatia population 62,690

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With effect from June 24, the United States dollar, British pound, South African Rand, Botswana pula and a host of other foreign currencies are no longer legal tender in any transactions in Zimbabwe. Chris Muronzi, Quartz Africa, "The Zimbabwean dollar makes a return a decade later but uncertainty reigns," 26 June 2019

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First Known Use of pula

Noun

1976, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pula

Noun

Tswana, literally, rain (used as a greeting)

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