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doblón

[duh-blohn; Spanish daw-vlawn]
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noun, plural do·blon·es [duh-bloh-neez; Spanish daw-vlaw-nes] /dəˈbloʊ niz; Spanish dɔˈvlɔ nɛs/.
  1. a former gold coin of Spain and Spanish America, equal to two gold escudos.
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Origin of doblón

< Spanish: doubloon
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  • Also known as the doblon de à 8; Anglicized as “piece of eight.”

    The Bible in Spain - Vol. 2 [of 2]

    George Borrow


British Dictionary definitions for doblon

doblón

noun
  1. a variant spelling of doubloon
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Word Origin

Spanish; see doubloon
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