- a coin and monetary unit of Venezuela, equal to 100 centimos. Abbreviation: B.
Origin of bolivar
- Si·món [sahy-muh n; Spanish see-mawn] /ˈsaɪ mən; Spanish siˈmɔn/, El Libertador, 1783–1830, Venezuelan statesman: leader of revolt of South American colonies against Spanish rule.
- Pico, a mountain in W Venezuela, in the Cordillera Mérida: highest elevation in Venezuela. 16,411 feet (5007 meters).
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Contemporary Examples of bolivar
Peter Dinklage will be introduced as Bolivar Trask, creator of the robot mutant-destroyers called Sentinels.
A low profile legislator from the state of Bolivar, he was never a leading voice in the National Assembly.Abdel el-Zabayar: From Parliament to the Frontlines
September 15, 2013
But then we looked at his life in Greece and Albania where he was a serious revolutionary—as serious as Che Guevara or Bolivar.Rupert Everett Unleashed
April 6, 2009
Historical Examples of bolivar
Bolivar apprised his friends in Bogota that he should visit them in secret.
Bolivar followed the quieter road on the outskirts of the city.Peggy Stewart at School
Gabrielle E. Jackson
Her hymn for the Bolivar centennial has become the national song of Venezuela.Woman's Work in Music
A bit of heroism is related by one of the telegraph operators at Bolivar.
We got as far as Bolivar, and I tell you it is a terrible sight.
- Simon (siˈmon). 1783–1830, South American soldier and liberator. He drove the Spaniards from Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru and hoped to set up a republican confederation, but was prevented by separatist movements in Venezuela and Colombia (1829–30). Upper Peru became a separate state and was called Bolivia in his honour
- the standard monetary unit of Venezuela, equal to 100 céntimos