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[American Spanish, after Lempira (1497-1537), Indian leader who resisted the Spanish conquistadors in Honduras.]
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(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Honduras, divided into 100 centavos
[American Spanish, after Lempira, Indian chief who opposed the Spanish]
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n., pl. -ras.
the basic monetary unit of Honduras.
[1930–35; < American Spanish, after Lempira, 16th century Honduran Indian cacique]
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|Noun||1.||lempira - the basic unit of money in Honduras; 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
Honduran monetary unit - monetary unit in Honduras
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