[ ar-uh-kee-pah; Spanish ah-re-kee-pah ]
/ ˌær əˈki pɑ; Spanish ˌɑ rɛˈki pɑ /
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a city in S Peru.
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How to use Arequipa in a sentence
Lima is more than ninety leagues distant from the nearest active volcano, that of Arequipa.
Some rich mines on the coast, and in the province of Arequipa, are now nearly exhausted.
The railway as far as Arequipa was at length finished, the Oroya railway was begun.Peru in the Guano Age|Alexander James Duffield
The volcano of Charchani, lying to the north of Arequipa, reaches an elevation of 18,382 Parisian feet.Volcanoes: Past and Present|Edward Hull
Centeno arrived soon afterwards at Arequipa, and in less than two days Carvajal arrived there in pursuit.
British Dictionary definitions for Arequipa
/ (ˌærɪˈkiːpə, Spanish areˈkipa) /
a city in S Peru, at an altitude of 2250 m (7500 ft): founded in 1540 on the site of an Inca city. Pop: 791 000 (2005 est)
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