Bolivia



a republic in W South America. 404,388 sq. mi. (1,047,370 sq. km). Capitals: La Paz and Sucre.
(often lowercase) a twill fabric made of cut pile with lines either in the warp direction or on the bias.
Contemporary Examples

Cocaine, Politicians and Wives: Inside the World’s Most Bizarre Prison Jason Batansky October 11, 2014
Luis Posada Carriles: Trial of the Terrorist Who Almost Killed Me Stephen Kinzer January 10, 2011
The GOP Should Let Obama Self-Destruct Christopher Buckley May 3, 2009
Which Country Should Snowden Live In? Sarah Hedgecock July 6, 2013
Cocaine, Politicians and Wives: Inside the World’s Most Bizarre Prison Jason Batansky October 11, 2014

Historical Examples

The Radio Boys’ Search for the Inca’s Treasure Gerald Breckenridge
General John Regan George A. Birmingham
Under the Southern Cross Maturin M. Ballou
Problems of Expansion Whitelaw Reid
Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1 Andrew Lang

noun
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)

Note: Simón Bolívar founded Bolivia in 1825 after winning independence from Spanish rule.

Note: The Bolivian government has long fought widespread drug production and trafficking in the country.

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