- an aluminum coin and monetary unit of Botswana, the 100th part of a pula.
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Examples from the Web for thebe
We went to Thebe the strong city of Eetion, sacked it, and brought hither the spoil.The Iliad
Thebe is distant from Astyra 70, and from Andeira 60 stadia.
But it is in the plain of Thebe that they are seen near together.
Thebe, daughter of Jason and wife of Alexander of Pherae, ii, 25.De Officiis
Marcus Tullius Cicero
At present Adramytteni possess the greater part of it; there are Thebe and Lyrnessus, a strong place, but both are deserted.
- astronomy an inner satellite of Jupiter discovered in 1979
C20: named after Thebe, mythical queen of Thebes