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Pau

(pō), city (1990 pop. 83,928), capital of Pyrénées-Atlantiques dept., SW France, at the foot of the Pyrenees. It is a major year-round tourist center, renowned for its spa and winter sports, as well as its scenery. It has metallurgical and wool industries, and aeronautical equipment, shoes, and clothing are manufactured. Founded in the 11th cent., it became the capital of BéarnBéarn
, former province, SW France, in the Pyrenees. It is now the inland part of Pyrénées-Atlantiques dept. Its valleys are well cultivated, and cattle are bred. Pau replaced Orthez as the capital in the 15th cent.
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 in the 15th cent. and the residence of the kings of NavarreNavarre
, Span. Navarra , province (1990 pop. 527,318), N Spain, bordering on France, between the W Pyrenees and the Ebro River. Pamplona is the capital. Land and Economy

Navarre province forms the autonomous region of Navarra.
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 in 1512. Henry IV was born in its château. Its university was founded in 1724.

Pau

 

a city in southwestern France and the capital of the Department of Basses-Pyrénées. Population, 76,000 (1968). Railroad junction on the line to Spain by way of the Puerto de Somport. Pau has machine-building, food-processing, textile, and footwear industries.

Pau

a city in SW France: residence of the French kings of Navarre; tourist centre for the Pyrenees. Pop.: 78 732 (1999)
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Paus threw his final interception to Chris Solomona, who returned the ball 10 yards for a touchdown to give Oregon a 24-6 lead with 4:12 left to play.
Paus and Isaiah Stanback split time at quarterback in Washington's past two games, but Paus went the distance against the Ducks.
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They won't tell me that I'm not going to play this year,'' Paus said.
UCLA planned to redshirt Moore until Paus and freshman Drew Olson both were injured against Cal.
Paus, who has had two previous seasons ended by injuries, also said he was not trying to get his hopes too high.
Paus attended practice Wednesday for the first time since his injury Saturday.
If they can't, Paus - who might have had his third season and his career ended by an injury - won't be the only quarterback with rotten luck.
Paus had taken several big hits earlier in the game, including one on the first series that forced him to the sideline for the second series with a stinger.
Paus was taken to a local hospital for X-rays, which confirmed the break.
In a 31-30 loss to seventh-ranked Oregon at the Rose Bowl, a game UCLA by all rights should have won, Toledo and Paus shared center stage in what might have been the defining loss in Toledo's UCLA career.
When the Ducks didn't jump, Paus spent a timeout instead of letting the play clock expire and taking a 5-yard delay-of-game penalty and then punting.