Paz

[pahz; Spanish pahs]
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noun

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.

La Paz

[lah pahs; English luh pahz]

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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  • 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!

  • But what is Love, that, in spite of all these ineffable delights, Paz should still have been unhappy?

    Paz

    Honore de Balzac

  • "Oh, she is called Malaga only on the posters," said Paz, with a piqued air.

    Paz

    Honore de Balzac

  • The countess examined Paz covertly, and Paz observed her in a mirror.

    Paz

    Honore de Balzac


British Dictionary definitions for paz

Paz

noun

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

La Paz

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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