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A unit of currency in Botswana equal to 1/100 of the pula.

[Setswana, shield.]
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(Celestial Objects) astronomy an inner satellite of Jupiter discovered in 1979
[C20: named after Thebe, mythical queen of Thebes]
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(ˈtɛ bɛ)

n., pl. -be, -bes.
a monetary unit of Botswana, equal to 1/100 of a pula.
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Noun1.thebe - 100 thebe equal 1 pula in Botswana
Botswana monetary unit - monetary unit in Botswana
pula - the basic unit of money in Botswana
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We went to Thebe the strong city of Eetion, sacked it, and brought hither the spoil.
Grim war and dread battle destroyed a part of them, some in the land of Cadmus at seven- gated Thebe when they fought for the flocks of Oedipus, and some, when it had brought them in ships over the great sea gulf to Troy for rich-haired Helen's sake: there death's end enshrouded a part of them.
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We are excited to partner up with the team from Travelstart," said Jerry Mabena, CEO at Thebe Tourism.
TheBe More Vaderbook is about your life at work, while theBe More Yodabook is all about how to find "a balanced mind" and "inner calm".
His main challenger and friend Baboloki Thebe from Botswana was expected to come up with a surprise performance but he faded in the seven spot.
proposed raising the share of black shareholding in Africa's largest wireless carrier by selling a stake of as much as 6.35 per cent to investors including Royal Bafokeng Holdings, Thebe Investment Corp., YeboYethu Ltd.
Obviously, I became friends with Tyler and Thebe, and they were actually making music.
Botswana's Isaac Makwala took gold while Baboloki Thebe won silver with a time of 44.35 and 45.09 respectively.
Earlier, the police had arrested Basanta Thebe, Dhanaraj Yonghang, Rajiv Syangtan, Prakash Budhathoki, Shivaji Mahato, Mukesh Kumar Pandey and Santosh Gurung.