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Bolivar

Simon . 1783--1830, South American soldier and liberator. He drove the Spaniards from Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru and hoped to set up a republican confederation, but was prevented by separatist movements in Venezuela and Colombia (1829--30). Upper Peru became a separate state and was called Bolivia in his honour

Bolivar

 

a department in northern Colombia located on a plain and bounded on the east by the Magdalena River. Area, 26,400 sq km; population, 820,800 (1969). Its administrative center is Cartagena. Much of the land is devoted to livestock grazing, and there are crop-producing areas with tobacco, rice, sugarcane, cotton, and fruit-growing (bananas and other fruits) plantations. Bolivar has stockpiles of valuable timber. Petroleum is extracted and refined, and there are food-processing and textile industries.


Bolivar

 

a French term designating a wide-brimmed men’s hat that was fashionable in a number of countries in the 1820’s.

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