sucre definition by Webster's New World
the former basic monetary unit of Ecuador
Origin: American Spanish after Antonio José de Sucre
Sucre, Antonio José de 1795-1830; South American liberator: 1st president of Bolivia (1826-28)
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city in SC Bolivia: legal capital & seat of the judiciary: pop. 131,000
sucre definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The constitutional capital of Bolivia, in the south-central part of the country southeast of La Paz. Founded in 1538 as Chuquisaca, it was renamed in 1840 to honor the first president of the country. Population: 193,000.
, Antonio José de 1795-1830.
South American military leader who helped secure independence from Spain and served as the first president of Bolivia (1826-1828).