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Sucre

[ soo-kre ]
/ ˈsu krɛ /
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noun
An·to·nio Jo·sé de [ahn-taw-nyaw haw-sethe], /ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ hɔˈsɛ ðɛ/, 1793–1830, Venezuelan general and South American liberator: 1st president of Bolivia 1826–28.
a city in and the official capital of Bolivia, in the S part.
(lowercase) a cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Ecuador, equal to 100 centavos. Abbreviation: S.
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British Dictionary definitions for Sucre (1 of 3)

sucre
/ (Spanish ˈsukre) /

noun
the former standard monetary unit of Ecuador (before the adoption of the US dollar in 2000), divided into 100 centavos

Word Origin for sucre

C19: after Antonio José de Sucre

British Dictionary definitions for Sucre (2 of 3)

Sucre1
/ (Spanish ˈsukre) /

noun
the legal capital of Bolivia, in the south central part of the country in the E Andes: university (1624). Pop: 231 000 (2005 est)Former name (until 1839): Chuquisaca

British Dictionary definitions for Sucre (3 of 3)

Sucre2
/ (Spanish ˈsukre) /

noun
Antonio José de (anˈtonjo xoˈse de). 1795–1830, South American liberator, born in Venezuela, who assisted Bolivar in the colonial revolt against Spain; first president of Bolivia (1826–28)
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