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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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I listened to Prince on the radio this week - and (USC quarterback) Matt Barkley as well - and I agree with them; you can't prepare for this," Paus said.
That was a ball that never should have been thrown," Paus said.
On second-and-eight at the Oregon 35, Paus overthrew his target and was intercepted by Demetrius Spates at the 17-yard line.
Paus, who underwent his latest series of X-rays last week, no longer needs crutches, but his ankle remains in a walking boot.
They won't tell me that I'm not going to play this year,'' Paus said.
Paus already has ideas on changes he'd like to make, including trying to get corporations to give back to the community.
UCLA planned to redshirt Moore until Paus and freshman Drew Olson both were injured against Cal.
It would be just phenomenal,'' Paus said of the opportunity to play this season.
Paus will have surgery this week to have a plate and screw placed in his right fibula, just above the ankle.
I'm hurt for him,'' said UCLA coach Bob Toledo, who stood over Paus as the trainers worked on him.
But then the head coach was supposed to be an offensive whiz, a quarterback guru, so one can only rightfully wonder why the Cory Paus of 2002 is the same Cory Paus we saw in 1999.