1. balboa, Panamanian monetary unit

usage: the basic unit of money in Panama; equal to 100 centesimos

2. Balboa, Vasco Nunez de Balboa

usage: Spanish explorer who in 1513 crossed the Isthmus of Darien and became the first European to see the eastern shores of the Pacific Ocean (1475-1519)

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