bolívar

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See also: bolivar and Bolivar

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish bolívar, ultimately named after Simón Bolívar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bəˈliːvɑː(ɹ)/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

bolívar (plural bolívars)

  1. The currency of Venezuela, divided into 100 céntimos.

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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

bolívar m (plural bolívars)

  1. bolívar

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Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named after Venezuelan statesman Simón Bolívar. Bolívar's own name derives from the village of Puebla de Bolívar in Spanish Biscay. Its name (Bolibar in Basque) comes from the Basque bolu (windmill) and ibar (valley).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /boˈlibaɾ/, [boˈli.β̞aɾ]

Noun[edit]

bolívar m (plural bolívares)

  1. bolívar

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