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Antonio José de
[ahn-taw-nyaw haw-se th e] /ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ hɔˈsɛ ðɛ/ (Show IPA), 1793–1830, Venezuelan general and South American liberator: 1st president of Bolivia 1826–28.
a city in and the official capital of Bolivia, in the S part.
(lowercase) a cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Ecuador, equal to 100 centavos.
Abbreviation: S.
Contemporary Examples

Bolivia: Sucre, one of Bolivia’s capitals, is crawling with students looking for a good time.
Which Country Should Snowden Live In? Sarah Hedgecock July 6, 2013

Historical Examples

Coal and asphalt are also found in large quantities in the Department of Sucre.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 286 Various

The victory of General Sucre at Ayacucho terminated the struggle.
The Argentine in the Twentieth Century Albert B. Martinez

That body also renamed the capital “Sucre” and chose the hero of Ayacucho as President of the republic.
The Hispanic Nations of the New World William R. Shepherd

When she openly ate a stick of Sucre d’orge after this, I said nothing.
In the Days of My Youth Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards

On the little plain of Ayacucho, 11,600 feet above the sea, General Sucre defeated and captured the forces of the viceroy.
The United States and Latin America John Holladay Latan

Sucre du pomme, by the by, is a very nice candy made in sticks of various sizes from sugar and the drippings of the cider apples.
Our Little French Cousin Blanche McManus

He had to surrender to Sucre at the final battle of Ayacucho, which put an end to Castilian rule.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 7 Various

Boil and beat thoroughly (as for Sucre à la crême) pour on buttered plates and cut into squares.
My Pet Recipes, Tried and True Various

Sucre’s name is one of those most intimately and gloriously associated with the history of the youthful State.
South America W. H. Koebel

the former standard monetary unit of Ecuador (before the adoption of the US dollar in 2000), divided into 100 centavos
the legal capital of Bolivia, in the south central part of the country in the E Andes: university (1624). Pop: 231 000 (2005 est) Former name (until 1839) Chuquisaca
Antonio José de (anˈtonjo xoˈse de). 1795–1830, South American liberator, born in Venezuela, who assisted Bolivar in the colonial revolt against Spain; first president of Bolivia (1826–28)

monetary unit of Ecuador, 1886, named for Antonio José de Sucre, Venezuelan general.


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