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[maw-yen-daw] /mɔˈyɛn dɔ/
a seaport in S Peru. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Mr. Lewis, we know, will arrive in Mollendo in about that time.

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  • We all want to be on hand when the train arrives from Mollendo.

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  • It is three days to Cuzco at the end of the three-hundred-mile railway from the port of Mollendo.

  • But in the stretch of coast between Mollendo and the Majes Valley a coastal range again becomes prominent.

  • Thus in Mollendo the relative humidity during the winter of 1895 was 81 per cent; during the summer 78 per cent.

  • They extend from sea level to 1,500 feet above it, and are best displayed north of Mollendo and in the desert south of Payta.

  • The following discussion relates to that portion of the coast between Mollendo and Caman.

  • I was familiar with that part of the country, knew I could secure a horse and go to Mollendo or Arequipa.

  • I returned ashore, and although I had not been in Mollendo for some time, I had no desire to see my friends.

  • I was aboard the Huascar a few months afterward at Mollendo and she presented a most dilapidated appearance.

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