pula

[ poo-lah ]

noun
  1. a cupronickel coin, paper money, and monetary unit of Botswana, equal to 100 thebe: replaced the rand in 1976.

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Other definitions for Pula (2 of 2)

Pula
[ poo-lah ]

noun
  1. a seaport in W Croatia, on the Istrian Peninsula.

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How to use pula in a sentence

  • The word Pulayan is said to be derived from pula, meaning pollution.

  • When on the summit, he raises his rod heavenward, and calls "pula ha-e-na a bolokue" (Rain come down and save us).

    Basutoland | Minnie Martin

British Dictionary definitions for pula (1 of 2)

pula

/ (ˈpʊlə) /


noun
  1. the standard monetary unit of Botswana, divided into 100 thebe

British Dictionary definitions for Pula (2 of 2)

Pula

/ (Croatian ˈpuːla) /


noun
  1. a port in NW Croatia at the S tip of the Istrian Peninsula: made a Roman military base in 178 bc; became the main Austro-Hungarian naval station and passed to Italy in 1919, to Yugoslavia in 1947, and is now in independent Croatia. Pop: 67 000 (2007 est): Latin name: Pietas Julia (paɪˈɛɪtæs ˈjuːlɪə) Italian name: Pola

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