Bolivar



a coin and monetary unit of Venezuela, equal to 100 centimos.
Abbreviation: B.
Simón
[sahy-muh n;; Spanish see-mawn] /ˈsaɪ mən;; Spanish siˈmɔn/ (Show IPA), (“El Libertador”) 1783–1830, Venezuelan statesman: leader of revolt of South American colonies against Spanish rule.
Pico, a mountain in W Venezuela, in the Cordillera Mérida: highest elevation in Venezuela. 16,411 feet (5007 meters).
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noun
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
noun (pl) -vars, -vares (-βares)
the standard monetary unit of Venezuela, equal to 100 céntimos

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