• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Banco A bank, especially that of Venice.☞ This term is used in some parts of Europe to indicate bank money, as distinguished from the current money, when this last has become depreciated.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n banco In com., the money in which the banks of some countries keep or kept their accounts, in contradistinction to the current money of the place. The distinction was more necessary when the currency consisted, as it often did, of clipped, worn, and foreign coins.
    • n banco In baccara, a proposal to play against the banker for his entire capital at one coup. See baccara.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Banco bang′ko a commercial term meaning the standard money in which a bank keeps its accounts, as distinguished from the current money of the place
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
It. See Bank
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
It. See Bank.


In literature:

They thought only of the 90,000,000 of marks banco deposited in its cellars.
"Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete" by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
Acaba de suspender sus pages un Banco, acaba de quebrarse el New Oriental.
"Lineage, Life and Labors of Jose Rizal: Philippine Patriot" by Austin Craig
Its records were the de banco rolls.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
Brunellesco and Nanni di Banco also received similar orders.
"Donatello" by David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford
The banco gave a lurch; it was tipping; it shipped a quantity of water.
"The Adventures of Piang the Moro Jungle Boy" by Florence Partello Stuart
The final blow to the financial status of the Province was the loan raised on the Banco do Brazil of Rs.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Every adult received forty-eight copecks banco assignations, and every child half that sum.
"Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore, Volume I" by Sir Moses Montefiore
A typical Colombian plantation is the Namay, owned by one of the bankers of the Banco de Colombia of Bogota.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
The country is on fire around Banco.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
The judges of the Court of Queen's Bench sitting in Banco have decided that such is not personal luggage.
"Railway Adventures and Anecdotes extending over more than fifty years" by Various

In poetry:

In the lobby of the Banco Bilbao
a dark woman will slip me a key, a package,
the name of a hotel, a numbered account,
the first letters of an unknown alphabet.
"Encounter at St. Martin's" by Ken Smith

In news:

Caixabank, Bankinter, BBVA Eye Banco de Valencia.
Banco Popular Sets Steep Discount for Big Rights Issue.
Banco Santander's Series 5 Guaranteed Preferred Securities Shares Cross 7% Yield Mark.
Banco Santander SA (SAN): Today's Featured Banking Winner.
Banco de Espana (Bank of Spain).
Draghi pide a los gobiernos europeos que saneen sus bancos.
Spain's Banco Popular offered a steeper-than-expected discount on a 2.5-billion-euro ($3.2 billion) new share issue in a last-ditch attempt to avoid the need for European aid to shore up its finances.
Banco Popular Said to Seek 10 Banks to Underwrite Share Sale.
Art curator Alenka Banco's exhibition "Ms, Miss, Mrs - 21st Century Representations of the Second Sex" will run at Ursuline College's Wasmer Gallery until Oct 19.
Much of the bank 's troubles stem from 2007, when then-Chairman Giuseppe Mussari spent €9 billion to acquire rival Banca Antonveneta, based near Venice, from Spain's Banco Santander (SAN).
When the Quicentro Sur mall opened in Quito, Ecuador , last September, the country's biggest bank, Banco Pichincha, opened three high-tech, nonstaffed branches in it.
LeasePlan Corp NV said Thursday it has agreed to buy the Italian car- leasing operations of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (BBVA.MC) for an undisclosed sum.
Banco Espirito Santo Rises on Debt Crisis Measures: Lisbon Mover.
Tierney Banco, a sophomore at Wyomissing, left, and Meg Lilley, a junior at Berks Catholic, have a meal at Say Cheese, 600 Penn Ave, West Reading.
Banco Macro , Molinos and Petroleo Brasileiro.

In science:

CLBR has been supported by a Banco Santander scholarship.
Testing one-body density functionals on a solvable model
Giadrossi A, Reini M, Taccani R, Allestimento e taratura di un banco prova sperimentale per motori motociclistici.
Estimation of a Noise Level Using Coarse-Grained Entropy of Experimental Time Series of Internal Pressure in a Combustion Engine
The opinions expressed in this paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the Banco Central do Brasil.
Long-range dependence in Interest Rates and Monetary Policy
The opinions expressed in this paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the Banco Central do Brasil.
Econophysics of interest rates and the role of monetary policy