Definition of Bolivar

1. Noun. The basic unit of money in Venezuela; equal to 100 centimos.

Terms within: Centimo
Generic synonyms: Venezuelan Monetary Unit



2. Noun. Venezuelan statesman who led the revolt of South American colonies against Spanish rule; founded Bolivia in 1825 (1783-1830).

Definition of Bolivar

1. Noun. The currency of Venezuela. ¹

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

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bolivar

1. a monetary unit of Venezuela [n -S or -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bolivar

boleros
boles
boletate
boletates
bolete
boletes
boleti
boletic
boletic acid
boletus
boletuses
bolide
bolides
bolillo
bolillos
bolivar (current term)
bolivares
bolivarite
bolivars
bolivia
bolivian haemorrhagic fever
boliviano
bolivianos
bolivias
bolix
bolix up
bolixed
bolixed up
bolixes
bolixing

Literary usage of Bolivar

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1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, George Walter Prothero, Sir Adolphus William Ward (1907)
"Thither bolivar now directed his forces; and, thirteen years after her first revolutionary movement, Quito was freed ,O through the victory of Pichincha ..."

2. Around & about South America: Apéndice al folleto los treinta y tres by Luis Melián Lafinur, Frank Vincent (1897)
"In the part usually reserved for a high altar in a Catholic church lie the remains of Simon bolivar, under a splendid white- marble cenotaph embracing a ..."

3. Bulletin by Tennessee Division of Geology, Geological Survey, Division of Geology, Tennessee (1910)
"bolivar—The bolivar Brick & Tile Company is located here on the Illinois Central ... West of bolivar at the asylum—There were some old clay pits located in ..."

4. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1906)
"The grief-stricken bolivar henceforth became wedded to the cause of Latin- American liberty. He returned, after a brief stay in the United States, ..."

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