sucre

noun su·cre \ ˈsü-(ˌ)krā \

Definition of sucre

: the basic monetary unit of Ecuador until 2000

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Origin and Etymology of sucre

Spanish, from Antonio José de Sucre


Sucre

biographical name Su·cre \ ˈsü-(ˌ)krā \

Definition of Sucre

Antonio José de 1795–1830 South American liberator

Sucre

geographical name Su·cre \ ˈsü-(ˌ)krā \

Definition of Sucre

city southeast of La Paz in south central Bolivia population 244,000
Note: Sucre is Bolivia's constitutional capital.

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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of sucre Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about sucre


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