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 (so͞o′krā, -krĕ)
The constitutional capital of Bolivia, in the south-central part of the country southeast of La Paz. Founded in 1538 as Chuquisaca, it was renamed in 1840 to honor the first president of the country.


(Spanish ˈsukre)
(Currencies) the former standard monetary unit of Ecuador (before the adoption of the US dollar in 2000), divided into 100 centavos
[C19: after Antonio José de Sucre]


(Spanish ˈsukre)
(Placename) the legal capital of Bolivia, in the south central part of the country in the E Andes: university (1624). Pop: 231 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 1839): Chuquisaca


(Spanish ˈsukre)
(Biography) Antonio José de (anˈtonjo xoˈse de). 1795–1830, South American liberator, born in Venezuela, who assisted Bolivar in the colonial revolt against Spain; first president of Bolivia (1826–28)


(ˈsu kreɪ)

n., pl. -cres for 3.
1. Antonio José de, 1793–1830, Venezuelan general and South American liberator: 1st president of Bolivia 1826–28.
2. the official capital of Bolivia, in the S part. 86,609.
3. (l.c.) the basic monetary unit of Ecuador.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sucre - the basic unit of money in Ecuador; 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
Ecuadoran monetary unit - monetary unit in Ecuador
2.Sucre - the judicial capital and seat of the judiciary in Bolivia
Bolivia, Republic of Bolivia - a landlocked republic in central South America; Simon Bolivar founded Bolivia in 1825 after winning independence from Spain
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dey do make sucre in Martinique; mais—mais ce n’est pas one tree—ah—ah—vat you call—je voudrois que ces chemins fussent au diable - vat you call—steeck pour la promenade?
Ila affirme qu'il n'est pas question de fermer l'usine de sucre aux prises avec une grave crise financiere et qui est fermee depuis environ six mois, annoncant qu'une seance de travail entre les ministres de l'Industrie et du Commerce sera organisee pour examiner les problematiques relatives aux conflits entre l'office du commerce de la Tunisie (OCT) et la societe tunisienne du sucre.
Ces resultats ont montre que dans les menages, le Cafe Touba se prepare avec une quantite moyenne de 1,53[+ or -]0,54L d'eau, 107,53[+ or -]54,19g de poudre de cafe et 366,66[+ or -]99,85g de sucre.
1/2 Inspire de l'exprience Iranienne, l'usine 100% algrienne, va produire le sucre cristallis, le sucre de miel et le sucre industriel des noyaux de dattes dshydrates et broyes, afin de limiter ses importations.
It can be properly said that the satellite Sucre is designed by Venezuelans," said the President ABAE, Camilo Torres.
For his part, the governor of Sucre state called on the oil workers and the Petroleum Youth to continue working for the establishment of peace and unity in the country "since we are committed to the National Constituent Assembly, a transcendental historical fact" .
Viva La Juicy Sucre is a mouth-watering blend of patisserie scents, mixing up vanilla extract, almond cream and finishing with a drizzle of peach nectar and crushed cocoa beans.
Until the 1980s, the central bank periodically devalued the sucre against the dollar, violating the rule of law.
9, 2000, that Ecuador would abandon the sucre and officially dollarize the economy.
Bat assemblages (Mammalia: Chi roptera) in two areas of the Department of Sucre, Colombia.
Since its opening in 1999, Sale Sucre Patisserie now has 17 stores across Cairo and Alexandria.
In the present work we sought to extend our study to the eastern part of Caracas located in the Sucre municipality of the Miranda state, a very large, densely populated marginal area with about a 1,133,000 inhabitants, many with low socioeconomic status, and more tuberculosis cases per year than any other municipality in the country.