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  1. Pí·o [pee-aw] /ˈpi ɔ/, 1872–1956, Spanish novelist.
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Baroja y Nessi

[buh-roh-hah ee nes-ee; Spanish bah-raw-hah ee nes-ee]
  1. Pío [pee-oh; Spanish pee-aw] /ˈpi oʊ; Spanish ˈpi ɔ/, 1872–1956, Spanish novelist.
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Also called Ba·ro·ja.
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Historical Examples

  • I don't want to imply that Baroja writes with his social conscience.

    Rosinante to the Road Again

    John Dos Passos

  • One often thinks of Gorki in reading Baroja, mainly because of the contrast.

  • Nothing that Baroja has written since is quite on the same level.

  • In thinking back over books of Baroja's one has read, one remembers more descriptions of places and people than anything else.

British Dictionary definitions for baroja


  1. Pio (ˈpio). 1872–1956, Spanish Basque novelist, who wrote nearly 100 novels, including a series of twenty-two under the general title Memorias de un Hombre de Acción (1944–49)
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