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A city of southwest Colombia near the Ecuadorian border. Founded in 1539, it was the site of an 1832 treaty that resolved a territorial dispute between Colombia and Ecuador.
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(Spanish ˈpasto)
(Placename) a city in SE Colombia, at an altitude of 2590 m (8500 ft). Pop: 404 000 (2005 est)
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(ˈpɑs tɔ)

1. a city in SW Colombia. 325,540; ab. 8350 ft. (2545 m) above sea level.
2. a volcanic peak near this city. 13,990 ft. (4265 m).
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Noun1.Pasto - an active volcano in southeastern Colombia in the Andes
Colombia, Republic of Colombia - a republic in northwestern South America with a coastline on the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea; achieved independence from Spain in 1821 under the leadership of Simon Bolivar; Spanish is the official language
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Pasto in the context of the formation of the Republic of Gran Colombia (1821-1831).
Una alternativa para estas zonas es el "pasto estrella" (Cynodon plectostachyus Pilger), planta nativa del continente africano (Kenya, Tanzania), muy empleada para pastoreo y henificacion, asi como para el control de la erosion de suelos.
There is still a lot of confusion around this, especially in organizations that are just starting to focus on CX," says Riccardo Pasto, senior analyst serving customer experience professionals at Forrester and primary author of the report.
Os transectos foram divididos em tres, sendo o primeiro, a 20 m da mata de baixada (Mb), com repeticoes no pasto (P1) e com repeticoes no SAF (C1), assim ate o transecto 3, o qual fica mais proximo da mata de topo (Mt), a 20 m desta (Figura 2).
Social and family characteristics associated with elder abuse in Pasto, Colombia 2016
LAKKI MARWAT -- A renowned Pasto poet and writer of more than 110 books, Umar Daraz Marwat, passed away Thursday night in Lakki Marwat.
The 30-year-old formerly of Cordoba, Atletico Madrid and Granada, joins Colombian midfielder Michael Ortega from Colombia's Deportivo Pasto, Dutch winger Leroy George from Australia's Melbourne Victory and Brazilian defender Robson de Paulo from Portugal's Boavista.
El cultivo de pasto saboya (Megathyrsus maximus) esta ampliamente extendido en las regiones tropicales de ambos hemisferios, jugando un papel muy importante en la alimentacion del ganado vacuno (Bos taurus y Bos indicus) [1].
[1] Lider, Grupo de Investigacion en Equinos, Universidad de Narino, Departamento de Salud Animal, Ciudadela Universitaria Torobajo, Pasto, Colombia.