Paz[päs; E also päz]
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Paz, Octavio 1914-98; Mex. poet
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, Octavio 1914-1998.
Mexican writer whose essays, including The Labyrinth of Solitude (1950), and volumes of poetry, such as Sun Stone (1957), often explore the Mexican identity. He won the 1990 Nobel Prize for literature.