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Sucre

[soo-kre] /ˈsu krɛ/
noun
1.
Antonio José de
[ahn-taw-nyaw haw-se th e] /ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ hɔˈsɛ ðɛ/ (Show IPA),
1793–1830, Venezuelan general and South American liberator: 1st president of Bolivia 1826–28.
2.
a city in and the official capital of Bolivia, in the S part.
3.
(lowercase) a cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Ecuador, equal to 100 centavos.
Abbreviation: S.
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British Dictionary definitions for a josé de sucre

sucre

/Spanish ˈsukre/
noun
1.
the former standard monetary unit of Ecuador (before the adoption of the US dollar in 2000), divided into 100 centavos
Word Origin
C19: after Antonio José de Sucre

Sucre1

/Spanish ˈsukre/
noun
1.
the legal capital of Bolivia, in the south central part of the country in the E Andes: university (1624). Pop: 231 000 (2005 est) Former name (until 1839) Chuquisaca

Sucre2

/Spanish ˈsukre/
noun
1.
Antonio José de (anˈtonjo xoˈse de). 1795–1830, South American liberator, born in Venezuela, who assisted Bolivar in the colonial revolt against Spain; first president of Bolivia (1826–28)
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Word Origin and History for a josé de sucre

sucre

n.

monetary unit of Ecuador, 1886, named for Antonio José de Sucre, Venezuelan general.

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