[ lem-peer-uh ]
/ lɛmˈpɪər ə /
a paper money and monetary unit of Honduras, equal to 100 centavos. Abbreviation: L.
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Origin of lempira
1930–35; <American Spanish, after Lempira, Indian chief
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British Dictionary definitions for lempira
/ (lɛmˈpɪərə) /
the standard monetary unit of Honduras, divided into 100 centavos
Word Origin for lempira
American Spanish, after Lempira, Indian chief who opposed the Spanish
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