Definition of pula in English:
noun (plural same)
The basic monetary unit of Botswana, equal to 100 thebe.
- More than four-fifths of it is made up of the Kalahari desert, and little grows in a land where water is so scarce its monetary unit is the pula - the Setswana word for ‘rain’.
- The dollar this week made up ground on the Zimbabwe dollar, the Romanian leu, and Botswana pula.
- Botswana was offering a Harvard-trained scientist who had developed a drinking problem and could no longer be relied upon to keep quiet about the real reason of the pula's strength.
Setswana, literally 'rain'.
Words that rhyme with pulaampulla, bulla, fuller, Müller, puller
Definition of pula in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan