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Páez

[pah-es] /ˈpɑ ɛs/
noun
1.
José Antonio
[haw-se ahn-taw-nyaw] /hɔˈsɛ ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/ (Show IPA),
1790–1873, Venezuelan revolutionary and political leader: president 1831–35, 1839–43; dictator 1861–63.
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  • 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
  • On one occasion, when accompanied by very few of his own troops, paez rode up to a powerful body of Royalist cavalry.

    South America W. H. Koebel
  • When paez considered that he had drawn these sufficiently far from their camp, he turned upon them and cut them up in detail.

    South America W. H. Koebel
  • At length, in 1821, Bolivar and paez effected a junction of their forces, and marched to meet the Spanish army.

    South America W. H. Koebel
  • In revenge of this deceit, paez was only able to burn nine small barks belonging to Malek Saca.

  • Venezuela began its fateful career under the guardianship of General paez, one of the principal heroes of the revolution.

    South America W. H. Koebel
British Dictionary definitions for paez

Páez

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