Bolivia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bolivia a form of canasta in which sequences can be melded
    • n Bolivia a landlocked republic in central South America; Simon Bolivar founded Bolivia in 1825 after winning independence from Spain
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Usage

In literature:

Comparatively little attention is given to coffee cultivation in Bolivia.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
Bolivia, 75, 248, 249, 272.
"Latin America and the United States" by Elihu Root
Of the few survivors some endeavored to escape through the forests of Gran Chaco to Bolivia and Peru.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 15, No. 89, May, 1875" by Various
In the Republic of Bolivia the first railroad was built about twenty years ago from Antofogasta to Solar.
"The Railroad Question" by William Larrabee
Bolivia is absolutely his.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930" by Various
War had been declared by Chile against allied Peru and Bolivia.
"Where Strongest Tide Winds Blew" by Robert McReynolds
Howard Barkley would mourn his days out, never knowing that his beloved wife was living in Bolivia with a Spanish trapper!
"Claire" by Leslie Burton Blades
And we began to be recognized abroad, by Bolivia and Columbia and the Mexican Congress.
"The Bright Shawl" by Joseph Hergesheimer
Argentina, Bolivia, Uruguay, and Paraguay, declared themselves independent of Spain.
"The Scrap Book. Volume 1, No. 2" by Various
In North America Callovian fossils are found in California; in South America in Bolivia.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1" by Various
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In poetry:

And the injured Prussian may
Not unreasonably say
"Why, it cannot be so small a nationality
Since Brixton and Batavia,
Bolivia and Belgravia,
Are bursting with the Belgian neutrality."
"The Latest School" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
And the injured Prussian may
Not unreasonably say
"Why, it cannot be so small a nationality!
Since Brixton and Batavia,
Bolivia and Belgravia,
Are bursting with the Belgian neutrality."
"Alliterativism" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton

In news:

Bolivia asks actor for a little help.
It's not clear whether Sean Penn knew ahead of his visit to Bolivia of the missions he'd be asked to assume by President Evo Morales.
LA PAZ, Bolivia — It's not clear whether Sean Penn knew ahead of his visit to Bolivia of the missions he'd be asked to assume by President Evo Morales.
Penn gets multiple requests in Bolivia .
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — It's not clear whether Sean Penn knew ahead of his visit to Bolivia of the missions he'd be asked to assume by President Evo Morales.
Bolivia radio host attacked while broadcasting, suffers burns.
LA PAZ, Bolivia — A 70-year-old radio journalist was in stable condition Tuesday after masked men barged into his studio and set fire to it while he was on the air.
Bolivia 's president Evo Morales waves as he leaves National Congress after delivering a speech to mark the first anniversary of his government in La Paz, Monday, Jan 22, 2007.
Bolivia 's vice president says he tracks who insults President Evo Morales online.
Dead roaches, unlabeled cleaning products and other violations resulted in an 85.5 health inspection rating for Aramark Food Group and the Center Café in Bolivia recently.
Sean Penn Attends Vigil for Hugo Chavez in Bolivia.
Actor Sean Penn expressed admiration for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez at a candlelight vigil in Bolivia's capital Monday.
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — 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.
In "Pelada," Gwendolyn Oxenham juggles on the salt flats in Uyuni, Bolivia.
In this Oct 30, 2012 file photo, US actor Sean Penn leaves the presidential palace after meeting with Bolivia's President Evo Morales in La Paz, Bolivia.
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In science:

The Emulsion Chamber technique, developed in the Chacaltaya laboratory in Bolivia (h = 5200 m) has been in use for more than 30 years in laboratories placed at mountain altitude [46,53].
Cosmic Ray Astrophysics and Hadronic Interactions
They were registered at Chacaltaya (Bolivia, 5200 m a.s.l.) with a two-storey setup of emulsion chambers shown in Fig. 19.
High-Energy Interactions and Extensive Air Showers
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