Balboa meaning

băl-bō'ə
The basic monetary unit of Panama.
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1475?-1519; Sp. explorer: 1st European to discover the Pacific Ocean (1513)
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Seaport in Panama, at the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal.
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The currency unit of Panama, comprised of 100 centesimos.
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The currency of Panama, divided into 100 centésimos.
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Origin of balboa

  • After Vasco Núñez de Balboa
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition