Definition of La Paz in English:

La Paz

proper noun

  • 1The capital of Bolivia, in the north-west of the country near the border with Peru; population 835,301 (2009). (The judicial capital is Sucre.) Situated in the Andes at an altitude of 3,660 m (12,000 ft), La Paz is the highest capital city in the world.

  • 2A city in Mexico, near the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, capital of the state of Baja California Sur; population 189,176 (2005).

Pronunciation:

La Paz

/la ˈpaz/