a city in and the administrative capital of Bolivia, in the W part; Sucre is the official capital. About 12,000 feet (3,660 meters) above sea level.
a city in SE Baja California, in NW Mexico.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use La Paz in a sentence
By the time he started selling the Manx, many of his motorcyclist friends were racing up and down the Baja Peninsula in Mexico, trying to break the time record for the drive from Tijuana to La Paz, which stood at 39 hours 46 minutes.Bruce Meyers, creator of the first fiberglass dune buggy, dies at 94 | Harrison Smith | February 25, 2021 | Washington Post
The Latin powerhouse's acquiescence to La Paz has been particularly glaring.
A plus for Snowden of settling in La Paz: It would be very difficult for the U.S. to extradite him.Is Edward Snowden Bound for Bolivia? Evo Morales Sure Seems to Hope So | Eli Lake, Mac Margolis | July 2, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Reich, the former American diplomat, says he thinks Morales might just be crazy enough to ferret Snowden to La Paz.Is Edward Snowden Bound for Bolivia? Evo Morales Sure Seems to Hope So | Eli Lake, Mac Margolis | July 2, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
A couple of miles out of the town, in the neighbourhood of La Paz, the entrenched enemy was routed after a slight skirmish.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
In 1809, a popular movement took place, and provisional juntas were established at Quito and La Paz.Great Events in the History of North and South America | Charles A. Goodrich
Los coras en la costa del Golfo, desde los perices hasta la mision de los Dolores, comprendiendo el puerto de La Paz.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1 | Hubert Howe Bancroft
The wine and oranges I took to La Paz and sold, netting a neat little sum thereby.Arizona's Yesterday | John H. Cady
If you had reached here three hours earlier you might have had the company of two gentlemen who are riding to La Paz.Captured by the Navajos | Charles A. Curtis
British Dictionary definitions for La Paz
a city in W Bolivia, at an altitude of 3600 m (12 000 ft): seat of government since 1898 (though Sucre is still the official capital); the country's largest city; founded in 1548 by the Spaniards; university (1830). Pop: 1 533 000 (2005 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012