Bolivia meaning

bə-lĭv'ē-ə, bō-
A landlocked country of western South America. Once a part of the Inca Empire, the area was conquered by Spain in the 16th century. The country was named after Simón Bolívar, who helped win its independence from Spain in 1825. Sucre is the legal capital and the seat of the judiciary. La Paz is the administrative center and the largest city.
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Inland country in WC South America: secured independence from Spain, 1825: 424,164 sq mi (1,098,580 sq km); caps., La Paz & Sucre.
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A woolen cloth resembling plush.
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(uncountable, card games) A card game, similar to rummy and canasta.
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(card games) A meld of seven wild cards in said card game.
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A country in South America. Capital cities: Sucre (constitutional capital), La Paz (seat of government). Largest city: Santa Cruz de la Sierra. Official name: Plurinational State of Bolivia.
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Origin of bolivia

  • From Simón Bolívar, Venezuelan statesman; Bolívar's own name derives from the village of Bolibar in Spanish Biscay. Its name comes from the Basque bolu ("windmill") and ibar ("valley").
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