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Páez

[pah-es]
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noun
  1. Jo·sé An·to·nio [haw-se ahn-taw-nyaw] /hɔˈsɛ ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/, 1790–1873, Venezuelan revolutionary and political leader: president 1831–35, 1839–43; dictator 1861–63.
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Examples from the Web for paez

Historical Examples

  • Indeed, General Paez had been a herd-boy, and Arismendez a fisherman.

    In New Granada

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Very different was the career of General Paez, who was born at Araure.

    The Young Llanero

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Paez ever proved himself a most indefatigable enemy to the Spaniards.

    The Young Llanero

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • The Spaniards retreated in a panic, and Paez and his fellow-prisoners effected their escape.

    South America

    W. H. Koebel

  • Paez himself was a magnificent horseman, and wielded the lance, the characteristic weapon of the Llaneros, to perfection.

    South America

    W. H. Koebel


British Dictionary definitions for paez

Páez

noun
  1. José Antonio (xoˈse anˈtonjo). 1790–1873, Venezuelan revolutionary leader; first president (1831–46) of independent Venezuela
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