[pahz; Spanish pahs]
- Oc·ta·vio [ok-tey-vee-oh; Spanish awk-tah-vyaw] /ɒkˈteɪ viˌoʊ; Spanish ɔkˈtɑ vyɔ/, 1914–98, Mexican poet and essayist: Nobel prize 1990.
[lah pahs; English luh pahz]
- 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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Examples from the Web for paz
Paz tells us that she owned countless encyclopedias and manuals—on mythology, law, history, philosophy, theology.Sor Juana: Mexico’s Most Erotic Poet and Its Most Dangerous Nun
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Maria “Macarena” Paz, a Caracas engineer, is underwhelmed by this explanation.Who Will Maduro Blame for Venezuela’s Blackout This Time?
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And he conveniently left out the part about how Paz said no one outside the IRS was involved.Issa’s Missing Testimony
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Paz was born in Mexico City in 1914 and died in the same city in 1998.This Week’s Hot Reads: Oct. 22, 2012
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As he said these last words, Paz moistened with his tears the hand of Don Vegal.
Listen to me, Paz, you whom I love from day to day as a son!
"Adam, you will have children; don't gamble any more," said Paz.
But what is Love, that, in spite of all these ineffable delights, Paz should still have been unhappy?
Yes, many a Paz is unknown and misconceived, but—horrible to think of!
- Octavio (ɔkˈtaβjo). 1914–98, Mexican poet and essayist. His poems include the cycle Piedra de Sol (1957) and Blanco (1967). Nobel prize for literature 1990
- 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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