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[doh-bruh] /ˈdoʊ brə/
any of various former Portuguese coins, especially a gold coin of John V equal to two johannes.
Origin of dobra
< Portuguese < Latin dupla; see dobla Unabridged
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  • Then follows the dobra noć, a quaint and strictly racial ceremony.

    Odd Bits of History Henry W. Wolff
  • They call us all "Sistra" and often "dobra Sistra," which means good sister.

  • In truth, he told me himself that Englishmen were "dobra" (good), and that Norwegians and Swedes were "knet dobra."

    Looking Seaward Again

    Walter Runciman
  • That done, the whole company join in the melodious dobra noć—wishing the dead one last "Good-night."

    Odd Bits of History Henry W. Wolff
British Dictionary definitions for dobra


the standard monetary unit of São Tomé e Principe, divided into 100 cêntimos
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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