Origin of Lima1
Definition for lima (2 of 3)
Definition for lima (3 of 3)
OTHER WORDS FROM PeruPe·ru·vi·an [puh-roo-vee-uh n] /pəˈru vi ən/, adjective, nounnon-Pe·ru·vi·an, adjective, nounpro-Pe·ru·vi·an, adjective, noun
Examples from the Web for lima
“It would be ideal for him to be returned to Lima because he was doing so well there,” Altez told The Daily Beast.
Prison guards in Lima found a contraband mobile phone in his prison cell that he claimed was given to him by the warden.
She denies this, telling a reporter in Lima that she felt well rid of the man.
A family there asked if Miller if was interested in caring for an elderly woman in Lima, Ohio.
One such incident involved Jason Upthegrove, a Lima, Ohio, NAACP chapter president.
Hardly had he left Lima than the military chiefs in Peru virtually disavowed his authority.The South American Republics, Part II (of 2)|Thomas C. Dawson
He was a native of Lima, and like a true creole seems to have had the good of America constantly at heart.Mexico, Aztec, Spanish and Republican Vol. 1 of 2|Brantz Mayer
Take a can of Lima beans, or a quart of fresh beans, put in vessel, cover with chicken broth or bouillon and boil till done.The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book|Victor Hirtzler
If one has the time to hull these and Lima beans, it may be done.The Laurel Health Cookery|Evora Bucknum Perkins
Not till ten days after this did we enter the bay of Callao, the port of Lima.Taking Tales|W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for lima (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for lima (2 of 2)
Cultural definitions for lima (1 of 2)
Capital of Peru and largest city in the country, located in western Peru; the country's economic center.
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Cultural definitions for lima (2 of 2)
Republic in western South America, bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the west, Ecuador to the northwest, Colombia to the northeast, Brazil and Bolivia to the east, and Chile to the south. Its capital and largest city is Lima.