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Pau

[poh] /poʊ/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Pyrénées-Atlantiques department, in SW France: winter resort.

P.A.U.

1.
Pan American Union.

Pyrénées-Atlantiques

[pee-rey-ney-zat-lahn-teek] /pi reɪˈneɪ zat lɑ̃ˈtik/
noun
1.
a department in SW France. 2978 sq. mi. (7710 sq. km).
Capital: Pau.
Formerly Basses-Pyrénées.
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  • Luchon and Pau and Tarbes and Lourdes, and many other places for that matter, have over-progressed.

  • Then Pau Amma thought a little and said, 'I have made my choice.

    Just So Stories Rudyard Kipling
  • He added that he hoped for a honeymoon in Italy, but that his fiancée favored Biarritz and Pau.

    On the Stairs Henry B. Fuller
  • It was not, however, merely the chteau which Margaret beautified at Pau.

  • He saw one other man killed before he left Pau and that horrified him more than the accident on the morning of his trial.

    The A.E.F. Heywood Broun
  • Then he was in Pau, where he said they were having such fine fox hunts.

    Gretchen Mary J. Holmes
  • March began with cold winds and rain and sharp frost; and when I left Pau the ground was encrusted with frost in all directions.

    Barn and the Pyrenees Louisa Stuart Costello
  • All that hideous love she had believed lay buried in Pau as in a tomb.

    Prince Zilah, Complete Jules Claretie
  • Pau might be the best place,—or perhaps one of those little towns in Brittany.

    Ayala's Angel Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for Pau

Pau

/French po/
noun
1.
a city in SW France: residence of the French kings of Navarre; tourist centre for the Pyrenees. Pop: 78 732 (1999)

PAU

abbreviation
1.
Pan American Union

Pyrénées-Atlantiques

/French pirenez-atlɑ̃tik/
noun
1.
a department of SW France in Aquitaine region. Capital: Pau. Pop: 614 174 (2003 est). Area: 7712 sq km (3008 sq miles) Former name Basses-Pyrénées
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PAU

Pan American Union
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Pau in the Bible

(Gen. 36:39) or Pai (1 Chr. 1:50), bleating, an Edomitish city ruled over by Hadar.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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