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 (bō-lē′vär, bŏl′ə-vər)
n. pl. bo·li·vars or bo·li·va·res (bō-lē′vä-rĕs′)
See Table at currency.

[American Spanish bolívar, after Simón Bolívar.]


(ˈbɒlɪˌvɑː; Spanish boˈliβar)
(Biography) Simon (siˈmon). 1783–1830, South American soldier and liberator. He drove the Spaniards from Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru and hoped to set up a republican confederation, but was prevented by separatist movements in Venezuela and Colombia (1829–30). Upper Peru became a separate state and was called Bolivia in his honour


(ˈbɒlɪˌvɑː; Spanish boˈliβar)
n, pl -vars or -vares (-βares)
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Venezuela, equal to 100 céntimos
[named after Simon Bolivar]


or bol•í•var

(ˈbɒl ə vər, bəˈli vɑr)

n., pl. bol•i•vars, bo•lí•va•res (ˌbɒl əˈvɑr eɪs, bəˈli vɑˌreɪs)
the basic monetary unit of Venezuela.
[1880–85; < American Spanish, after S. Bolívar]


(ˈbɒl ə vər, bəˈli vɑr)

Si•món (ˈsaɪ mən, siˈmoʊn) ( “El Libertador” ), 1783–1830, Venezuelan statesman: leader of revolt of South American colonies against Spanish rule.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bolívar - the basic unit of money in Venezuelabolivar - the basic unit of money in Venezuela; equal to 100 centimos
centimo - a fractional monetary unit of Venezuela and Costa Rica and Equatorial Guinea and Paraguay and Spain
Venezuelan monetary unit - monetary unit of Venezuela
2.Bolívar - Venezuelan statesman who led the revolt of South American colonies against Spanish ruleBolivar - Venezuelan statesman who led the revolt of South American colonies against Spanish rule; founded Bolivia in 1825 (1783-1830)
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Con estas palabras Marlene Vazquez Perez resume en este articulo la pasion del procer cubano Jose Marti por el pensamiento y la obra de Simon Bolivar, misma que lo hizo decir a sus jovenes lectores en La Edad de Oro: "todos los americanos deben querer a Bolivar como a un padre".
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Acepta entonces escribir un articulo sobre Simon Bolivar para el tomo III de The New American Cyclopedia, publicado por el New York Daily Tribune.
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Bragg leaves a daughter, Mary Lambert of Leicester; two brothers, Lehman Bolivar and his wife, Ruth, of West Boylston and Kenneth Bolivar and his wife, Stella, of Ft.
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Venezuela reached deals with six airlines to pay dollar debt and may devalue the bolivar for ticket purchasers as it works to normalize flights and prevent airlines from leaving the country, reports Bloomberg.
Bolivar, 14-1 shots to win their first Copa Libertadores, scraped through the last 16 on away goals, but are not fancied to find one in Buenos Aires considering their recent form on the road.
Arana is an exceptionally articulate writer (her Bolivar reads like a novel because she is an outstanding stylist) who has written a brilliantly composed, exceptionally well-researched, scrupulously documented (100 pages of notes), and thorough biography of Simon Bolivar, a hero of the first stripe to South Americans today but at the same time sadly unknown to most North Americans.