from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. Pan American Union


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  • In Punjab, while the total basmati area has increased, its effect has been neutralised by farmers planting a high-yielding non-basmati called PAU-201.


  • SÃO PAU.O, Brazil — A Brazilian rancher accused of ordering the killing of a U. S.-born nun over an Amazon forest land dispute was sentenced to 30 years in prison, a decision hailed by activists as a rare legal triumph in a typically lawless region.

    Rancher in Brazil Sentenced for Ordering Amazon Killing

  • PAU, France (AP) -- The 172 remaining riders have set out on the Tour de France's biggest stage, a make-or-break day for Luxembourg's Andy Schleck if he wants to overcome defending champion Alberto Contador of Spain.

    Tour De France: Sheep Interrupt Mountain Race

  • PAU, France — After a fist fight between two riders following the sixth stage and the fury of Andy Schleck toward Alberto Contador, now even riders on the same team can't get along at the Tour de France.

    Nicolas Roche BLASTS John Gadret At Tour De France

  • EGLISE SAINTE-BERNADETTE, PAU vendredi 23 à 18 heures

    Messe Louis XVI

  • PAU.A HANCOCKS, CNN CORRESPONDENT: Well, Wolf, over 40 dead and 55 injured, according to the U.N., when artillery shells landed outside a U. N.-run school where hundreds were taking shelter.

    CNN Transcript Jan 6, 2009

  • T PAU - after a high priestess from the planet VULCAN in the American TV series STAR TREK ...

    Boing Boing

  • PAU, France (AP) Argentina and Russia reached the Davis Cup semifinals Sunday, joining Australia as three of the final four in this year's competition. - Argentina, Russia reach Davis Cup semis

  • HENRY PAU.SON, U. S TREASU.Y SECRETARY: We've been doing a lot to reach out to the average homeowner.

    CNN Transcript Mar 28, 2008

  • "What PAU and Goldman are doing is to help us achieve our dreams of growing our businesses and sustaining that growth, being of help to our communities and ultimately enriching our continent."

    Women Entrepreneurs Get Global Helping Hand


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