balboa balboa  /bɑl ˈboʊ ə/


  1. (n) the basic unit of money in Panama; equal to 100 centesimos
  2. (n) 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)


  1. Fitch Assigns International IFS Rating of 'BBB+' Outlook Stable to Balboa Reinsurance Ltd.

    Fitch Ratings has assigned Balboa Reinsurance Ltd. an International Insurer Financial Strength Rating of 'BBB+' Outlook Stable. The assigned rating is based on Fitch
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Balboa Capital Announces Financing Partnership With Electric & Gas Industries Association

    IRVINE, Calif. -- via PRWEB - Balboa Capital, a top provider of small business loans and equipment leasing in the United States, today announced that it has partnered with the Electric & Gas Industries ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Balboa Park centennial to focus on innovation, cultural heritage, outdoor lifestyle

    A yearlong celebration of Balboa Park’s centennial in 2015 will focus on San Diego’s innovative contributions, cultural heritage, outdoor lifestyle and entertainment, according to a presentation delivered Wednesday to the City Council’s Natural Resources and Culture Committee.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Southwest Riverside News Network


  1. "Senator Obama' says he"s getting tired of the campaign. His supporters say they want it to end,"" Clinton added. "Could you imagine if Rocky Balboa had gotten halfway up those stairs and said, 'Well, I guess that''s about far enough?' That"s...
    on Apr 1, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Washington Post

  2. "I was going to do it. I said I'd never talk about this, but I feel that with Rocky Balboa, that character came complete circle. He went home. But for Rambo to go on another adventure might be, I think, misinterpreted as a mercenary gesture and not...
    on May 5, 2010 By: Sylvester Stallone Source: Times of India

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