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Bolívar, Simón

Line breaks: Simón Bolí|var
Pronunciation: /bɒˈliːvɑː
 
, boˈliβar/

Definition of Bolívar, Simón in English:

( 1783–1830), Venezuelan patriot and statesman; known as the Liberator. He succeeded in driving the Spanish from Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, and Ecuador. Upper Peru was named Bolivia in his honour.

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