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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.
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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)
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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

[laeˈpæz] NLa Paz
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La Paz

[læˈpæz] nLa Pazlap dancer n strip-teaseuse qui s'asseoit sur les genoux des clients
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La Paz

[læˈpæz] nLa Paz f
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'We hope to find also property in Lapaz and Arevalo so we can spread the ICARE,' the mayor said.
It was not until Ereal Brix Lapaz suffered a bad fall while playing with his friends in July 2016 that his family discovered he was afflicted with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
So, off we drove to the Lapaz Market, a local culinary treasure trove, and where the famous Netong's eatery is located.
in Barangay Lapaz, Makati last Thursday around 3 p.m.
According to Maame Esi, on that fateful day, she closed from work around Lapaz and a colleague dropped her at Sakaman Junction.
Peco currently services the Ilonggos with five subtransmission line substations in Baldoza Lapaz, Tabuc Suba Jaro, Bolilao Mandurriao, Avancena Molo and General Luna City.
These include port expansion projects worth P309 million in Puerto Princesa, Palawan; P272 million wharf extension in Lapaz, Iloilo City; as well as Phase III of the rehabilitation and improvement of the Tacloban City Port.
Situacion humanitaria en el territorio palestino ocupado y el papel de la mujer en la construccion de lapaz, UNRWA Comite espanol, 2012.
If I wake up in the morning and I have no money on me, I borrow one Cedi to pay for my lorry fare to Lapaz or Nyamekye (communities near the Leprosarium) to beg for alms for two or three hours and I get some money ...
We thank Mike Antwi, Susan Blank, Paula Del Rosso, Marie Dorsinville, Jeffrey Escoffier, Mary King, John Kornblum, Angel Lapaz, Marcelle Layton, Ying Lin, Ella Mazo, Mark Misener, Stephanie Ngai, and Inessa Rubenstein for their contributions to this research and manuscript, including epidemiology expertise and guidance, data collection and analysis, community messaging, and diagnostic microbiology.