La Paz

[ lah pahs; English luh pahz ]
/ lɑ ˈpɑs; English lə ˈpɑz /

noun

a city in and the administrative capital of Bolivia, in the W part; Sucre is the official capital. About 12,000 feet (3660 meters) above sea level.
a city in SE Baja California, in NW Mexico.

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British Dictionary definitions for la paz

La Paz
/ (læ ˈpæz, Spanish la ˈpaθ) /

noun

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)
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