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Pu·la

 (po͞o′lə, -lä)
A city of northwest Croatia on the Adriatic Sea. Captured by Rome in 178 bc, it was a major naval station of the Habsburg empire and passed to Italy in 1919 and to Yugoslavia in 1947.

pu·la

 (po͞o′lä)
n.
See Table at currency.

[Tswana, rain (used as greeting for good fortune).]

pula

(ˈpʊlə)
n
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Botswana, divided into 100 thebe

Pula

(Croatian ˈpuːla)
n
(Placename) a port in NW Croatia at the S tip of the Istrian Peninsula: made a Roman military base in 178 bc; became the main Austro-Hungarian naval station and passed to Italy in 1919, to Yugoslavia in 1947, and is now in independent Croatia. Pop: 67 000 (2007 est). Latin name: Pietas Julia Italian name: Pola

pu•la

(ˈpu lɑ)

n., pl. -la.
the basic monetary unit of Botswana.
[1976; < Tswana]

Pu•la

(ˈpu lɑ)

n.
a seaport in NW Yugoslavia, on the Istrian Peninsula. 77,057.
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Noun1.pula - the basic unit of money in Botswana
Botswana monetary unit - monetary unit in Botswana
thebe - 100 thebe equal 1 pula in Botswana
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And it's hard to think of a reason why Pula redesigner Jose Maria Olazabal should be outsider against Miguel Angel Jimenez.
Arriving at Pula on the back of a sparkling finalround 64 in Madrid, where he ended up in sixth place, Lara is full of confidence and appears ready to challenge at a venue he knows well.
Pula's marketplace is a great stop to spend some time and money or wander through taking in the sights, sounds and smells of the bustling market stalls.
Pula is a Professor of History at Purdue University Northwest and editor of Gettysburg Magazine.
This was said by Permanent Secretary to the President Mr Carter Morupisi when officially launching the pula card in Gaborone on September 24.