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dobra

Syllabification: do·bra
Pronunciation: /ˈdōbrə
 
/

Definition of dobra in English:

noun

The basic monetary unit of São Tomé and Principe, equal to 100 centavos.
Example sentences
  • They devalued the currency about 40% to 280.021 São Tomé and Príncipe dobras = US $1.
  • Yep, that is right… the exchange rate is 7,346 dobras or something close to it per dollar.

Origin

from Portuguese dóbra 'doubloon'.

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