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.
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of or relating to Bolivia or its inhabitants
a native or inhabitant of Bolivia
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.
a former silver or bronze coin, paper money, and monetary unit of Bolivia, equal to 100 centavos: replaced by the peso boliviano in 1963. noun (pl) -nos (-nəʊz; Spanish) (-nos) (until 1963 and from 1987) the standard monetary unit of Bolivia, equal to 100 centavos
bollix. to do (something) badly; bungle (often followed by up): His interference bollixed up the whole deal. a confused bungle. v.
a rounded seed vessel or pod of a plant, as of flax or cotton. Heinrich (Theodor) [hahyn-rikh tey-aw-dohr] /ˈhaɪn rɪx ˈteɪ ɔˌdoʊr/ (Show IPA), 1917–85, German novelist and short-story writer: Nobel Prize 1972. Contemporary Examples Growth Stocks The Daily Beast October 16, 2014 Historical Examples The Bishop of Cottontown John Trotwood Moore The Fabric of […]
a snout beetle, Anthonomus grandis, that attacks the bolls of cotton. Informal. (especially in the U.S. Congress) a Southern Democrat with conservative views who often votes with the Republicans as part of a Southern or conservative power bloc. Historical Examples Checking the Waste Mary Huston Gregory The Rural Life Problem of the United States Horace […]