Definition of Bolivia

1. Noun. A landlocked republic in central South America; Simon Bolivar founded Bolivia in 1825 after winning independence from Spain.




2. Noun. A form of canasta in which sequences can be melded.
Generic synonyms: Basket Rummy, Canasta, Meld

Definition of Bolivia

1. Proper noun. A country in South America. Capital cities: Sucre (constitutional capital), La Paz (seat of government). Largest city: Santa Cruz de la Sierra. Official name: Plurinational State of Bolivia. ¹

2. Noun. (uncountable card games) A card game, similar to rummy and canasta. ¹

3. Noun. (context: card games) A meld of seven wild cards in said card game. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bolivia

1. a soft fabric [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bolivia

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

Literary usage of Bolivia

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"(Peru, bolivia), Barbacoan (Colombia), ... Tupian (Brazil, Paraguay, bolivia, &c. ... of bolivia and Peru in Ethn. Soe. Journal, NS, II (London. ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The sheep pasturing in the highlands of bolivia are supposed to number about ... The eastern or more thickly-wooded parts of bolivia are inhabited by a ..."

3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1886)
"bolivia, an independent republic of South America. (For particulars relating to area, territorial division, and population, see " Annual Cyclopaedia" for ..."

4. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1879)
"ras ) Boundary-line of Chili and bolivia. Map, p. 816. A - the canses of the present war between Chili and the allied Republics of bolivia and Peru involve ..."

5. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1914)
"The Tin Situation in bolivia. BY HOWLAND BANCROFT, DENVER, COLO. (Butte Meeting, August, 1913.) THIS article is not presented as a treatise on tin mines and ..."

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