Definition of La paz
1. Noun. Capital city in western Bolivia and the administrative seat of Bolivia's government; largest city in Bolivia.
Generic synonyms: National Capital
Group relationships: Bolivia, Republic Of Bolivia
Definition of La paz
1. Proper noun. The administrative capital of Bolivia. ¹
2. Proper noun. The capital of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of La paz
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1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1813)
"... as a place abounding ingrain and cattle, and full of Indians. Along the valley De la Paz, flows a pretty large river, ..."
2. Around & about South America: Apéndice al folleto los treinta y tres by Luis Melián Lafinur, Frank Vincent (1897)
"la paz is 12226 feet above the sea-level. Potosi, Bolivia, is a thousand feet ... At the time of the founding of la paz it was at first intended to lay it ..."
3. South America: Observations and Impressions by James Bryce Bryce (1912)
"la paz, the largest city, and virtually, though not officially, ... The traveller who approaches la paz from Lake Titicaca — and this has been the usual ..."
4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The Sociedad Geográfica de la Paz, founded in 1889 and reorganized in 1896, ... la paz is one of the oldest Spanish colonies on the table-land of Old Peru. ..."
5. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"la paz, a western department of Bolivia, bounded N. by the national ... The mineral wealth of la paz includes gold, silver, tin, copper and bismuth. ..."
6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Chile also agreed to construct a railway from Arica to la paz, 295 m. (the Bolivian section becoming the property of Bolivia fifteen years after completion) ..."