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Bolivia

Bo·liv·i·a

 (bə-lĭv′ē-ə, bō-)
A landlocked country of western South America. Once a part of the Inca Empire, the area was conquered by Spain in the 16th century. The country was named after Simón Bolívar, who helped win its independence from Spain in 1825. Sucre is the legal capital and the seat of the judiciary. La Paz is the administrative center and the largest city.

Bo·liv′i·an adj. & n.
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Bolivia

(bəˈlɪvɪə)
n
(Placename) an inland republic in central S America: original Aymará Indian population conquered by the Incas in the 13th century; colonized by Spain from 1538; became a republic in 1825; consists of low plains in the east, with ranges of the Andes rising to over 6400 m (21 000 ft) and the Altiplano, a plateau averaging 3900 m (13 000 ft) in the west; contains some of the world's highest inhabited regions; important producer of tin and other minerals. Official languages: Spanish, Quechua, and Aymara. Religion: Roman Catholic. Currency: boliviano. Capital: La Paz (administrative); Sucre (judicial). Pop: 10 461 053 (2013 est). Area: 1 098 580 sq km (424 260 sq miles)
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Bo•liv•i•a

(bəˈlɪv i ə, boʊ-)

n.
a republic in W South America. 7,982,850; 404,388 sq. mi. (1,047,364 sq. km). Caps.: La Paz and Sucre.
Bo•liv′i•an, adj., n.
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Noun1.Bolivia - a landlocked republic in central South AmericaBolivia - a landlocked republic in central South America; Simon Bolivar founded Bolivia in 1825 after winning independence from Spain
CNPZ, Nestor Paz Zamora Commission, ELN, National Liberation Army - a terrorist organization in Bolivia that acts as an umbrella for numerous small indigenous subversive groups; a revival of a group with Marxist-Leninist ideologies originally established by Che Guevara in the 1960s
EGTK, Tupac Katari Guerrilla Army - a terrorist group that is the remnants of the original Bolivian insurgents trained by Che Guevara; attacks small unprotected targets such as power pylons or oil pipelines or government buildings
OAS, Organization of American States - an association including most countries in the western hemisphere; created in 1948 to promote military and economic and social and cultural cooperation
capital of Bolivia, La Paz - capital city in western Bolivia and the administrative seat of Bolivia's government; largest city in Bolivia
Santa Cruz - a city in central Bolivia
Sucre - the judicial capital and seat of the judiciary in Bolivia
Ancohuma - a mountain peak in the Andes in Bolivia (20,960 feet high)
Andes - a mountain range in South America running 5000 miles along the Pacific coast
Illampu - a mountain peak in the Andes in Bolivia (20,870 feet high)
Illimani - a mountain peak in the Andes in Bolivia (21,201 feet high)
Sajama - a mountain peak in the Andes in Bolivia (21,391 feet high)
South America - a continent in the western hemisphere connected to North America by the Isthmus of Panama
Bolivian - a native or inhabitant of Bolivia
2.bolivia - a form of canasta in which sequences can be melded
basket rummy, canasta, meld - a form of rummy using two decks of cards and four jokers; jokers and deuces are wild; the object is to form groups of the same rank
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Translations
Bolívie
Bolivia
Bolivio
Boliivia
Bolivia
Bolivija
Bolívia
ボリビア
볼리비아
BoliviaBolivië
Bolivia
Bolívia
Bolivia
ประเทศโบลิเวีย
nước Bolivia

Bolivia

[bəˈlɪvɪə] NBolivia f
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Bolivia

[bəˈlɪviə] nBolivie f
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Bolivia

nBolivien nt
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Bolivia

[bəˈlɪvɪə] nBolivia
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Bolivia

بوليفيا Bolívie Bolivia Bolivien Βολιβία Bolivia Bolivia Bolivie Bolivija Bolivia ボリビア 볼리비아 Bolivia Bolivia Boliwia Bolívia Боливия Bolivia ประเทศโบลิเวีย Bolivya nước Bolivia 玻利维亚
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The same fact, on a grander scale, has been remarked in the eastern and loftiest line of the Bolivian Cordillera, through which the rivers pass: analogous facts have also been observed in other quarters of the world.
The more than 1.16 million Bolivians in Argentina are the third largest group, after Bolivians in Spain and the US, in terms of sending remittances to families back home.
What happens is that many Bolivians come from [Bolivian] rural areas and sometimes do not speak well, even Spanish.
Still, on the fiftieth anniversary of his death, Bolivians celebrate his life and honor his sacrifice.
According to a 2013 university study cited in Bolivia's 2016-2020 counternarcotics strategy, 0.32 percent of Bolivians consumed cocaine, and 1.2 percent consumed marijuana.
LA PAZ, Shawwal 27, 1437, August 01, 2016, SPA -- Bolivian police have seized 7.5 tonnes of cocaine and arrested three Bolivians in a massive bust of drugs headed for Honduras and likely eventual sale in the United States, a government official said on Monday, according to Reuters.
So it came as a blow last week when Bolivians narrowly rejected a proposal to change their constitution to allow Morales to run for a fourth term and potentially stay in office until 2025.
Landlocked Bolivia wanted the region, as it gave access to the Atlantic via the Paraguay River, and this access to I sea the Bolivians would need this if they were to export their oil.
Bigenho's book explores the various ways transnational music practices bring the Japanese closer to Bolivians. One of the author's initial claims is that, beyond a taste for so-called "Andean music," Japanese people's interest in this musical culture reflects both their impression of sharing common ancestry with Bolivians and an attraction for the Other.
After Argentina complained loudly and called for Vahidi's arrest, the Bolivians hustled Vahidi out of the country.
A large number of Bolivians are found in conditions of forced labor in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Spain, and the United States in sweatshops, factories, and agriculture.