Definition of La Paz in US English:

La Paz

proper noun

  • 1The capital of Bolivia, in the northwestern part of the country, near the border with Peru; population 835,301 (2009). Situated in the Andes at an altitude of 12,000 feet (3,660 m), it 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

/lə ˈpäz//lə ˈpɑz/