- a city in and the capital of Pyrénées-Atlantiques department, in SW France: winter resort.
- Pan American Union.
- a department in SW France. 2978 sq. mi. (7710 sq. km). Capital: Pau.
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In December 2006, she gave birth to twin boys Christian and Pau.World's Oldest Moms
November 24, 2009
Apparently he did at last receive it when he was at Pau in 1918.The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1
From Pau a short run took me to Lourdes, with its grotto, chapel, etc.Ranching, Sport and Travel
But I must continue the winter as I found it at Pau in 1842 and 1843.Barn and the Pyrenees
Louisa Stuart Costello
He was the son of a lawyer in Pau, where he was born in 1764.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte
William Milligan Sloane
Then Pau Amma thought a little and said, 'I have made my choice.Just So Stories
- a city in SW France: residence of the French kings of Navarre; tourist centre for the Pyrenees. Pop: 78 732 (1999)
- Pan American Union
- a department of SW France in Aquitaine region. Capital: Pau. Pop: 614 174 (2003 est). Area: 7712 sq km (3008 sq miles)Former name: Basses-Pyrénées
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