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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.

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)

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
Translations
Bolívie
Bolivia
Bolivio
Boliivia
Bolivia
Bolivija
Bolívia
ボリビア
볼리비아
BoliviaBolivië
Bolivia
Bolívia
Bolivia
ประเทศโบลิเวีย
nước Bolivia

Bolivia

[bəˈlɪvɪə] NBolivia f

Bolivia

[bəˈlɪviə] nBolivie f

Bolivia

nBolivien nt

Bolivia

[bəˈlɪvɪə] nBolivia

Bolivia

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Besides these, we had engaged three Mojo Indians from Bolivia, who are the most skilful at fishing and boat work of all the river tribes.
I don't know what is inside this envelope, but, unless it is something pretty definite, I shall be much tempted to take the next down- river boat and catch the Bolivia at Para.
It was the whaleman who first broke through the jealous policy of the Spanish crown, touching those colonies; and, if space permitted, it might be distinctly shown how from those whalemen at last eventuated the liberation of Peru, Chili, and Bolivia from the yoke of Old Spain, and the establishment of the eternal democracy in those parts.
I have seen doubloons before now in my voyagings; your doubloons of old Spain, your doubloons of Peru, your doubloons of Chili, your doubloons of Bolivia, your doubloons of Popayan; with plenty of gold moidores and pistoles, and joes, and half joes, and quarter joes.
The Iranian president reiterated that there are no limits for developing all-out cooperation between Iran and Bolivia, adding that strengthening relations will benefit both sides.
In recent years Bolivia has enacted several laws and regulations that, taken together, should help the country to more actively fight money laundering.
IFC's strategy in Bolivia is largely focused on supporting SMEs and ensuring that they are able to access financing for their operations and growth.
The United States established diplomatic relations with Bolivia in 1849 following its independence from Spain.
Bolivia has demanded an access to the sea as part of a historic judicial action, which originated with a war that involved Chile, Bolivia and Peru between 1879 and 1883.
Just four days later they were on the wrong end of a 1-0 defeat in Venezuela but it would be a huge surprise if they failed to get back to winning ways against Bolivia, who are notoriously poor travellers.
AHA Bolivia is best known for handmade alpaca and cotton knitwear, handbags, and knit and crochet toys.
Vahidi rushed home and spoke repeatedly about his very successful visit to Bolivia.