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 (kə-yä′ō, kä-you′)
A city of west-central Peru on the Pacific Ocean near Lima. Founded in 1537, it is Peru's largest port.


(Spanish kaˈʎao)
(Placename) a port in W Peru, near Lima, on Callao Bay: chief import centre of Peru. Pop: 813 264 (2005 est)



a seaport in W Peru, near Lima. 560,000.
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Now, gentlemen, in square-sail brigs and three-masted ships, well-nigh as large and stout as any that ever sailed out of your old Callao to far manilla; this lakeman, in the land-locked heart of our America, had yet been nurtured by all those agrarian freebooting impressions popularly connected with the open ocean.
As everyone knows, she collided with a derelict when ten days out from Callao.
In the Bay of Callao, during a calm day, I noticed, that as the ship dragged her cable over the bottom, its course was marked by a line of bubbles.
It is remarkable that whilst Talcahuano and Callao (near Lima), both situated at the head of large shallow bays, have suffered during every severe earthquake from great waves, Valparaiso, seated close to the edge of profoundly deep water, has never been overwhelmed, though so often shaken by the severest shocks.
3-km of tunnel along the Line 2 corridor (East-West corridor connecting the eastern district of Ate-Vitarte with the provincial municipality of El Callao including the central districts of Lima and the Port of Callao), physical connections with existing Tren Electrico and Metropolitano BRT, and a 7.
Las Sociedades Operadoras Callao Salud and Villa Maria del Triunfo Salud SAC have been responsible for the design, financing, construction and equipping operations in two specialized hospitals, the Callao and the Villa Maria del Triunfo with their respective polyclinics for 30 years.
A new weekly service by American Presidential Line (APL) will go to Valparaiso, Callao, Buenaventura, Balboa, Manzanillo, Jacksonville, New York, and Charleston, reports Prensa.
Our short break was to the small yet perfectly formed resort of Callao Savaje, which lies about 18 miles from Tenerife South Airport on the Costa Adeje.
Minimum-security prisoners joined national prisons officials in the audience of Tuesday night's performance in the Sarita Colonia prison in Lima's port of Callao.
The three-star Callao Garden Apartments are located in the peaceful resort of Callao Salvaje in the South West of Tenerife and are ideal for a quiet break in the Canarian sunshine.
Mae'r stori'n cychwyn ar fwrdd y Pontiac ym mhorthladd Callao, Periw, ym mis Hydref 1863.
Michaella and Melissa, both 20, made a second appearance before a judge at Sarita Colonia del Callao jail, in Callao, near Lima are stuck in jail with no idea what will happen next.