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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.
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(Spanish kaˈʎao)
(Placename) a port in W Peru, near Lima, on Callao Bay: chief import centre of Peru. Pop: 813 264 (2005 est)
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a seaport in W Peru, near Lima. 560,000.
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I DO not propose to add anything to what has already been written concerning the loss of the "Lady Vain." As everyone knows, she collided with a derelict when ten days out from Callao. The longboat, with seven of the crew, was picked up eighteen days after by H.
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.
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.
In 2015, we are projecting box traffic at Callao to grow by 2.8% year-on-year (y-o-y) to 1.9mn twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs).
* In 2015, we expect growth of 9.38% in total tonnage throughput at Callao to 31.5mn tonnes.
The three-star Callao Garden Apartments are located in the beautiful resort of Callao Salvaje in the South West of Tenerife and are ideal for a quiet break in the Canarian sunshine.
A new weekly service by American Presidential Line (APL) will go to Valparaiso, Callao, Buenaventura, Balboa, Manzanillo, Jacksonville, New York, and Charleston, reports (June 10, 2014) The head of Latin America Markets for APL, Efrain Osorio said "this new service will provide a faster journey time for the U.S.