What does "EL PAIS" refer to?


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The Spanish phrase "el pa��s" translates to English as "the country." "El Pa��s" is also the name of several Spanish-language newspapers, as well as the former name of the highest level of competition in Uruguayan soccer.

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The highest-circulated daily newspaper in Spain is called "El Pa��s," a tabloid-style paper based in Madrid. There is also an "El Pa��s" newspaper based out of Cali, Colombia. Another "El Pa��s" newspaper is published in the Tarija Department in southern Bolivia.

"El Pa��s" is the name of one of Uruguay's national newspapers as well. Uruguay's highest level of soccer competition was formerly called "Copa El Pa��s" because the Uruguayan newspaper assisted in the creation of the league.

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