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n. pl. bo·li·vars or bo·li·va·res (bō-lē′vä-rĕs′)
See Table at currency.
[American Spanish bolívar, after Simón Bolívar.]
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Bolivar(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
bolívar(ˈbɒlɪˌvɑː; Spanish boˈliβar)
n, pl -vars or -vares (-βares)
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Venezuela, equal to 100 céntimos
[named after Simon Bolivar]
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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]
Bol•í•var(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.
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|Noun||1.||bolivar - 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.||Bolivar - Venezuelan statesman who led the revolt of South American colonies against Spanish rule; founded Bolivia in 1825 (1783-1830)|
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