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 (bə-lĭv′ē-ä′nō, bō-)
n. pl. bo·li·vi·a·nos
See Table at currency.

[Spanish, Bolivian, boliviano, from Bolivia.]


(bəˌlɪvɪˈɑːnəʊ; Spanish boliˈvjɑno)
n, pl -nos (-nəʊz; Spanish -nos)
(Banking & Finance) (until 1963 and from 1987) the standard monetary unit of Bolivia, equal to 100 centavos


(bəˌlɪv iˈɑ noʊ)

n., pl. -nos.
the basic monetary unit of Bolivia.
[1870–75; < Sp; see Bolivia, -an1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boliviano - the basic unit of money in Bolivia; equal to 100 centavos
centavo - a fractional monetary unit of several countries: El Salvador and Sao Tome and Principe and Brazil and Argentina and Bolivia and Colombia and Cuba and the Dominican Republic and Ecuador and El Salvador and Guatemala and Honduras and Mexico and Nicaragua and Peru and the Philippines and Portugal
Bolivian monetary unit - monetary unit in Bolivia
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