Bolivian

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Bolivian of or relating to or characteristic of Bolivia or its people
    • n Bolivian a native or inhabitant of Bolivia
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Bolivian Of or pertaining to Bolivia.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • bolivian Pertaining or relating to Bolivia, or to the people of Bolivia, a republic of South America, between Brazil, Peru, Chili, and the Argentine Republic, now entirely inland, having lost its only port (on the Pacific) by war with Chili (1879-83).
    • n bolivian A native or an inhabitant of Bolivia.
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Usage

In literature:

And they also lay some stress upon the fact that the stuff had been in use by the Bolivian army.
"Ashton-Kirk, Investigator" by John T. McIntyre
SORATA, a volcanic peak in the Bolivian Andes, 21,470 ft. in height.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
O. boliviana (Bolivian); Fig.
"Cactus Culture For Amateurs" by W. Watson
Their bivouacs were simply watched on the succeeding nights by Bolivian sentinels.
"Lippincott's Magazine Of Popular Literature And Science, No. 23, February, 1873, Vol. XI. No. 23." by Various
Guarina is purely an Indian fishing village, and the only white people are the Bolivian half-caste authorities.
"Argentina From A British Point Of View" by Various
In a few minutes the Bolivian Charge came in and joined us.
"A Journal From Our Legation in Belgium" by Hugh Gibson
Bolivian guano, 207, 210.
"Elements of Agricultural Chemistry" by Thomas Anderson
The best cocoa is obtained from the Montanas of Urubamba, and from the Bolivian Yungas.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
Portions of this great Bolivian plateau are very beautiful.
"Birdseye Views of Far Lands" by James T. Nichols
Bolivian tin is exported from Chilean ports.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
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In poetry:

I see the Brazilian vaquero;
I see the Bolivian ascending Mount Sorata;
I see the Wacho crossing the plains—I see the incomparable rider of
horses with his lasso on his arm;
"Salut Au Monde" by Walt Whitman

In news:

LA PAZ, Bolivia — Bolivian president Evo Morales said Friday he wants to " nationalize " football in the South American country, a move which would go directly against the rules of FIFA -- the world governing body of the sport.
Bolivian President Evo Morales sent troops to gas fields on Monday after nationalizing the gas and oil industries.
COCHABAMBA, Bolivia – Bolivian President Evo Morales is calling for the elimination of the InterAmerican Commission on Human Rights as foreign ministers from across the Americas gather for an annual meeting.
Bolivian President Evo Morales said he will expropriate local assets of Spain's Red Electrica Corp. Madrid-based newspaper El Pais reported.
A Bolivian woman puts stones on the road linking Bolivia and Peru.
Despite the popularity of beef in neighboring Brazil and Argentina, Bolivians never got a taste for American style hamburgers.
US man sits 10 months in Bolivian jail, uncharged .
In Bolivian Amazon, a Yardstick for Modern Health.
A Bolivian appeals panel has refused to immediately release Ostreicher, despite evidence he was fleeced and extorted by prosecutors who have had him jailed for 18 months without charges on suspicion of money laundering.
Just days after an arson attack left a Bolivian radio personality in critical condition, police arrested four suspects.
A high-ranking Bolivian official was arrested Monday for alleged illegal enrichment from the sale of rice seized from a US businessman who has been jailed for 18 months without charge.
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — A high-ranking Bolivian official was arrested Monday for alleged illegal enrichment from the sale of rice seized from a US businessman who has been jailed for 18 months without charge.
In the hot Bolivian lowland hills that stretch toward the Amazon rainforest, indigenous peoples began to carve a giant red-hued rock.
Bolivian politicians said Sunday that US President Barack Obama is unlikely to modify his foreign policy toward Latin America and Bolivia in his next four years in office.
Members of a Bolivian cult that reveres human skulls have held a rite to close out a Roman Catholic religious festival in honor of the dead.
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