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lempira

[lem-peer-uh] /lɛmˈpɪər ə/
noun
1.
a paper money and monetary unit of Honduras, equal to 100 centavos.
Abbreviation: L.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; < American Spanish, after Lempira, Indian chief
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lempira

/lɛmˈpɪərə/
noun
1.
the standard monetary unit of Honduras, divided into 100 centavos
Word Origin
American Spanish, after Lempira, Indian chief who opposed the Spanish
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