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La Paz

 (lə päz′, lä päs′)
The administrative capital and largest city of Bolivia, in the western part of the country near Lake Titicaca. Built on the site of an Inca village, it is the highest capital in the world, lying at an altitude of about 3,660 m (12,010 ft) above sea level.

La Paz

(læ ˈpæz; Spanish la ˈpaθ)
n
(Placename) 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)

La Paz

(lə ˈpɑz, ˈpɑs)
n.
1. the administrative capital of Bolivia, in the W part; Sucre is the official capital. 992,592; ab. 12,000 ft. (3660 m) above sea level.
2. the capital of Baja California Sur, in NW Mexico. 137,641.
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Noun1.La Paz - capital city in western Bolivia and the administrative seat of Bolivia's governmentLa Paz - capital city in western Bolivia and the administrative seat of Bolivia's government; largest city in Bolivia
Bolivia, Republic of Bolivia - a landlocked republic in central South America; Simon Bolivar founded Bolivia in 1825 after winning independence from Spain
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LA PAZ, Bolivia, Jumada I 26, 1439, February 12, 2018, SPA -- The death toll from the explosion of a gas canister at a Bolivian Carnival parade rose to eight Sunday, and authorities said at least 40 people were injured, according to AP.
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Mourners in La Paz, Bolivia seized a 17-year-old man who had been named by police as a suspect in the murder and rape of a 35-year-old woman and buried him alive alongside her at a funeral ceremony.