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[ree-oh-bahm-buh; Spanish ree-aw-vahm-bah]
  1. a city in central Ecuador in the Andes, near the Chimborazo volcano.
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Historical Examples of riobamba

  • The most notable appearance of fishes during an earthquake is that of Riobamba.

    The Book of the Damned

    Charles Fort

  • Tristan was further directed to wait an answer from Riobamba at Laguna.

    Perils and Captivity

    Charlotte-Adlade [ne Picard] Dard

  • We noticed at Riobamba a custom which formerly prevailed also at Quito.

  • Dr. Taylor, of Riobamba, found one tree which gave $3600 worth of quinine.

  • Below us was Riobamba, and far away to the right the deep gorge of the Pastassa.