Definition of boliviano in English:


Syllabification: bo·liv·i·a·no
Pronunciation: /bəˌlivēˈänō

noun (plural bolivianos)

  • The basic monetary unit of Bolivia (1863–1962 and since 1987), equal to 100 centavos or cents.
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    • Solares said that the minimum salary needs to be raised from 440 bolivianos to 3,000 bolivianos a month.
    • The senior workers are demanding that the government grant them a minimum pension of 1,000 bolivianos a month.
    • The next day we lurched out of the last depressed mining town, past mountains of slag dug into hideous goblin-warrens by workers who rinse tin ore from crushed rock for as little as one boliviano a day.


late 19th century: Spanish, literally 'Bolivian', from Bolivia.

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