Iquitos


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

I·qui·tos

 (ĭ-kē′tōs, ē-kē′-)
A city of northeast Peru on the Amazon River northeast of Lima.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Iquitos

(Spanish iˈkitɔs)
n
(Placename) an inland port in NE Peru, on the Amazon 3703 km (2300 miles) from the Atlantic: head of navigation for large steamers. Pop: 389 000 (2005 est)
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

I•qui•tos

(iˈki tɔs)

n.
a city in NE Peru, on the upper Amazon. 274,759.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Paul McAuley, 71, whose burned body was found April 2 in a home he founded for indigenous students in Iquitos, in the northeastern Amazonian region.
A man is on the run with his two-year-old daughter's dead body after snatching it from the police vehicle outside a morgue in Iquitos, Peru.
Se presenta en el siguiente documento el caso de reasentamiento poblacional preventivo mas emblematico del Peru: la Nueva Ciudad de Belen--NCB en Iquitos, Loreto.
El terreno paso poco despues a propiedad de Eduardo Fuller, quien instalo el primer cine comercial en Iquitos, con equipo filmico adquirido en Francia.
Ramal is a specialist in infectious and tropical disease medicine at Loreto Regional Hospital, Iquitos, Peru.
River towns, with 19th century architecture from rubber-boom days, include Brazil's Manaus and Belem and Peru's Iquitos and Puerto Maldonado.
El Centro de Investigaciones Allpahuayo (CIA) esta ubicada aproximadamente a 26 km de la ciudad de Iquitos, en el distrito de San Juan Bautista, provincia de Maynas, departamento de Loreto (3[grados]38'01.99"S; 73[grados]25'08.86"W), su clima presenta temperatura media anual mayores a 24 [grados]C y precipitaciones promedio anuales mayores a 2400 mm, distribuidas sin una estacion seca definida; la estacion mas lluviosa se presenta de noviembre a mayo.
James Contos, a US kayaking guide whosisted her in the early part of her Amazon pedition, said he received news on August as ex 28 that she had been killed near Iquitos in Peru.