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bolivar

[ bol-uh-ver, buh-lee-vahr; Spanish baw-lee-vahr ]
/ 藞b蓲l 蓹 v蓹r, b蓹藞li v蓱r; Spanish b蓴藞li v蓱r /
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noun, plural bol路i路vars, Spanish bo路li路va路res [baw-lee-vah-res]. /藢b蓴 li藞v蓱 r蓻s/.
a coin and monetary unit of Venezuela, equal to 100 centimos. Abbreviation: B.
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Origin of bolivar

First recorded in 1880鈥85; from Latin American Spanish, named after Sim贸n Bol铆var

Other definitions for bolivar (2 of 2)

Bol铆var
[ buh-lee-vahr; Spanish baw-lee-vahr ]
/ b蓹藞li v蓱r; Spanish b蓴藞li 岣嚿憆 /

noun
Si路m贸n [sahy-muhn; Spanish see-mawn], /藞sa瑟 m蓹n; Spanish si藞m蓴n/, "El Libertador", 1783鈥1830, Venezuelan statesman: leader of revolt of South American colonies against Spanish rule.
Pi路co Bol路铆路var, [pee-kaw] /藞pi k蓴/ a mountain in western Venezuela, in the Cordillera M茅rida: highest elevation in Venezuela. 16,411 feet (5,007 meters).
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British Dictionary definitions for bolivar (1 of 2)

Bolivar
/ (藞b蓲l瑟藢v蓱藧, Spanish bo藞li尾ar) /

noun
Simon (si藞mon). 1783鈥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鈥30). Upper Peru became a separate state and was called Bolivia in his honour

British Dictionary definitions for bolivar (2 of 2)

bol铆var
/ (藞b蓲l瑟藢v蓱藧, Spanish bo藞li尾ar) /

noun plural -vars or -vares (-尾ares)
the standard monetary unit of Venezuela, equal to 100 c茅ntimos

Word Origin for bol铆var

named after Simon Bolivar
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