Definition of Bolivian in English:



  • Relating to Bolivia, its people, or their culture.

    ‘a major Bolivian city’
    • ‘This is the third Bolivian home victory over Paraguay in a row in World Cup competition.’
    • ‘"The Bolivian people have a big, broad heart and great wisdom," he said.’
    • ‘The company's shareholders are Bolivian and Chilean.’
    • ‘Ballon, who is half Bolivian, set out to document the airline's constant battle against its seemingly inevitable demise.’
    • ‘Morales received a hero's welcome in an airport in the Bolivian capital of La Paz Wednesday night.’
    • ‘I am Bolivian in every sense of the word.’


  • A native or inhabitant of Bolivia, or a person of Bolivian descent.

    ‘a Bolivian who revolutionized salsa’
    ‘many Bolivians marry in church’
    • ‘Although relatively few Bolivians immigrate to the United States, those who do are often clerical and administrative workers.’
    • ‘In urban areas, most Bolivians eat a very simple breakfast and a large, relaxed, and elaborate lunch.’
    • ‘At least 30 per cent of Bolivians speak a native language before Spanish.’
    • ‘A Bolivian of modest means named Simon Patino became convinced that he could become rich mining tin.’
    • ‘Bolivians celebrate the main Catholic holidays such as Easter, Christmas, and Corpus Christi.’