- 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
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Examples from the Web for dobra
Then follows the Dobra noć, a quaint and strictly racial ceremony.
They call us all "Sistra" and often "Dobra Sistra," which means good sister.My Diary in Serbia: April 1, 1915-Nov. 1, 1915
Monica M. Stanley
In truth, he told me himself that Englishmen were "dobra" (good), and that Norwegians and Swedes were "knet dobra."Looking Seaward Again
That done, the whole company join in the melodious Dobra noć—wishing the dead one last "Good-night."
- the standard monetary unit of São Tomé e Principe, divided into 100 cêntimos
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