meaning of balboa

balboa meaning in General Dictionary

the basic product of money in Panama; equal to 100 centesimos

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  • Spanish explorer which in 1513 crossed the Isthmus of Darien and became 1st European to understand eastern shores of Pacific Ocean (1475-1519)

Sentence Examples with the word balboa

West of the city, connected with it by railway, and formerly called La Boca), the port of Panama and the actual terminus of the canal, is in the Canal Zone and is a port under the jurisdiction of the United States, the commercial future of Panama is dependent upon American tariffs and the degree to which Panama and Balboa may be identified.

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