Lima


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Li·ma

1. (lē′mə) The capital and largest city of Peru, in the west-central part of the country near the Pacific Ocean. Founded by Francisco Pizarro in 1535, it was the chief city of Spain's South American colonies until the 1800s. Lima was largely rebuilt after earthquakes in 1687 and 1746.
2. (lī′mə) A city of northwest Ohio south-southwest of Toledo. It grew with the discovery of oil in the late 1800s.
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Lima

(ˈliːmə)
n
1. (Placename) the capital of Peru, near the Pacific coast on the Rímac River: the centre of Spanish colonization in South America; university founded in 1551 (the oldest in South America); an industrial centre with a port at nearby Callao. Pop: 8 180 000 (2005 est)
2. (Communications & Information) communications a code word for the letter L
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Li•ma

(ˈli mə)

n.
the capital of Peru, near the Pacific coast. 6,321,173.

Li•ma

(ˈli mə)

n.
[1950–55]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Lima - capital and largest city and economic center of PeruLima - capital and largest city and economic center of Peru; located in western Peru; was capital of the Spanish empire in the New World until the 19th century
Peru, Republic of Peru - a republic in western South America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; was the heart of the Inca empire from the 12th to 16th centuries
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Translations
LimaLinda
Lauri

Lima

[ˈliːmə] NLima f
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Lima

[ˈliːmə] nLimalima bean [ˈliːməbiːn ˈlaɪməbiːn] nharicot m de Lima
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Lima

[ˈliːmə] nLima
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References in classic literature ?
Nor is it, altogether, the remembrance of her cathedral-toppling earthquakes; nor the stampedoes of her frantic seas: nor the tearlessness of arid skies that never rain; nor the sight of her wide field of leaning spires, wrenched cope-stones, and crosses all adroop (like canted yards of anchored fleets); and her suburban avenues of house-walls lying over upon each other, as a tossed pack of cards; --it is not these things alone which make tearless Lima, the strangest, saddest city thou can'st see.
He was going to Lima, but he met Maria Valenzuela in the Tivoli hotel.
He did not go to Lima. He left the steamer at Guayaquil and followed her to Quito.
Carrots and peas, asparagus on toast, the perennial tomatoes and corn and succotash, lima beans, cabbage--and then--
No use sterning all, then; but as I was groping at midday, with a blinding sun, all crown-jewels; as I was groping, I say, after the second iron, to toss it overboard --down comes the tail like a Lima tower, cutting my boat in two, leaving each half in splinters; and, flukes first, the white hump backed through the wreck, as though it was all chips.
Her feet, though wholly exposed, were as diminutive and fairly shaped as those which peep from beneath the skirts of a Lima lady's dress.
255) mentions red water off Lima, apparently produced by the same cause.
Lawyer Raymond Palad, Dera's legal counsel, stressed that his client maintains that he was working as an asset of the police in 2016, when De Lima was no longer Justice secretary.
From the Legazpi City airport, De Lima was escorted by Legazpi City police's Special Weapons and Tactics team and Albay provincial police to Iriga City.
De Lima attended a hearing on Friday in a drug case pending before the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 205.
Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries project which costs around RO599,900 will facilitate transportation of vehicles from Lima to other wilayats by the National Ferries Company (NFC).
The celebrity and entertainment news outlet also asked Lima's rep about this, but the latter did not respond.