[ poh ]

  1. a city in and the capital of Pyrénées-Atlantiques department, in SW France: winter resort.

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Other definitions for P.A.U. (2 of 2)


  1. Pan American Union. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Pau in a sentence

  • In December 2006, she gave birth to twin boys Christian and Pau.

    World's Oldest Moms | Constantino Diaz-Duran | November 24, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Pau longed to weep with her, and in his efforts to console, he addressed her with rather vague remarks.

    Honey-Bee | Anatole France
  • As for Pau, he thought to himself: "Perhaps it would have been better if I had not awakened this young lady who finds us ugly."

    Honey-Bee | Anatole France
  • The court of Pau was disturbed by an uninterrupted succession of rumors of trouble from without.

  • The way to Pau which Mr. Sabin chose may possibly have been the most circuitous, but it was certainly the safest.

    Mysterious Mr. Sabin | E. Phillips Oppenheim

British Dictionary definitions for Pau (1 of 2)


/ (French po) /

  1. a city in SW France: residence of the French kings of Navarre; tourist centre for the Pyrenees. Pop: 78 732 (1999)

British Dictionary definitions for PAU (2 of 2)


abbreviation for
  1. Pan American Union

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