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Pacos Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Paco \Pa"co\, Pacos \Pa"cos\, n. [Sp. paco, fr. Peruv. paco. Cf. Alpaca.]
  1. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Alpaca.
  2. [Peruv. paco, pacu, red, reddish, reddish ore containing silver; perh. a different word.] (Min.) An earthy-looking ore, consisting of brown oxide of iron with minute particles of native silver. --Ure.
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Paços (pronunciation: pa-sos, comes from the word paços which means steps) refers to nobility houses (normally to the King's house) were normally there were a frontal square, were we could ear the steps (passos-paços), of those wo came for audition the present days, all of these palaces are gone except the one of Sintra and 2 or 3 more, but the name remained, leading many people to think that is a denomination for parish, Portugal:

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