One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The basic monetary unit of São Tomé and Principe, equal to 100 centavos.
- ‘They devalued the currency about 40% to 280.021 São Tomé and Príncipe dobras = US $1.’
- ‘Yep, that is right… the exchange rate is 7,346 dobras or something close to it per dollar.’
From Portuguese dóbra ‘doubloon’.
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