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(Spanish ˈkilmes)
(Placename) a city in E Argentina: a resort and suburb of Buenos Aires. Pop: 518 788 (2001)


(ˈkil mɛs)

a city in E Argentina, near Buenos Aires. 509,445.
References in classic literature ?
The general told me that the city was in a state of close blockade, and that all he could do was to give me a passport to the commander-in-chief of the rebels at Quilmes.
QUILMES have been on the slide in Argentinian football and it's hard to have much faith in them at odds of 17-10 when they host Arsenal tonight.
According to Berner, certain municipalities wherein mobile operator faced obstacles to deploy base stations includes Santa Fe, in Santa Fe province, Godoy Cruz (Mendoza), Santa Rosa (La Pampa), Rio Cuarto (Cordoba), San Justo (Cordoba) and Quilmes (Buenos Aires), etc.
Local beer Quilmes dominates the market and is highly active in marketing and promotional activity across the country.
The consortium involves researchers from the public and private sector, including the Quilmes National University, the Angel Roffo Institute of Oncology, the Garrahan Pediatric Hospital, CONICET, Buenos Aires University, the Centre of Molecular Immunology in Cuba, and the Argentinian pharmaceutical company Elea Laboratories.
Ledesma was born in Quilmes, Argentina, but began his professional career with Italian club Genoa.
These comments come just days after Maradona criticised fellow Argentine coach Ricardo Caruso Lombardi for ditching Argentine league club Quilmes for Cuervo.
I lived in the neighbourhood of Quilmes, near to Buenos Aires.
Meanwhile, the central bank will be repaid for the aid that it extended to Scotiabank Quilmes SA.
The retailer does, however, sell a 97oml bottle of Argentinian lager Quilmes (rsp: [pounds sterling]3.
Fatemi has received the 2006 Silver Medal of the Delaware Photographic Society, the Silver Medal of China's 2007 International Photojournalism Contest, the Gold Medal of the 2005 and 2006 Asahi Shimbon International Competition and the Photographic Society of America (PSA) Gold Medal at the 2009 International Virtual FC Quilmes photography festival in Chile.
What is not so well known, however, is that Quilmes was the name the people that settled in northwestern Argentina around 800 BC Although there is little evidence of their provenance, it is believed that they descended either from Peruvian groups that migrated south through Bolivia; or from Chile, west of the Andes; or even from the south, from the areas that are now the San Juan and Catamarea provinces of Argentina.