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Definition of "lima" []

  • The capital city of Peru, in South America. (noun)
  • The capital of Peru, near the Pacific coast on the Rímac River: the centre of Spanish colonization in South America; university founded in 1551 (the oldest in South America); an industrial centre with a port at nearby Callao. Pop: 8 180 000 (2005 est) (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

  • A code word for the letter L (noun)

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Use "lima" in a sentence
  • "Ulimocor is derived from the Xhosa word "lima" which means "to farm"."
  • "Albala says at 191-93 that the lima is native to the Andes."
  • "The sweet lime, called lima, is about the size of a small orange and is sweeter than the regular lime."