[ chim-boh-tee; Spanish cheem-baw-te ]
/ tʃɪmˈboʊ ti; Spanish tʃimˈbɔ tɛ /


a city in NW Peru, on the W coast at the mouth of the Santa River.


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Example sentences from the Web for chimbote

  • The copper mines on the Chimbote line, however, are quite another matter.

    Peru in the Guano Age|Alexander James Duffield

British Dictionary definitions for chimbote

/ (Spanish tʃimˈbote) /


a port in N central Peru: contains Peru's first steelworks (1958), using hydroelectric power from the Santa River. Pop: 328 000 (2005 est)
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