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Lima Syllabification: Li·ma
Pronunciation: /ˈlēmə/

Definition of Lima in English:

1The capital of Peru; population 7,605,700 (est. 2007). Founded in 1535 by Francisco Pizarro, it was the capital of the Spanish colonies in South America until the 19th century.
1.1A code word representing the letter L, used in radio communication.
2An industrial city in northwestern Ohio, north of Dayton; population 37,829 (est. 2008).

Words that rhyme with Lima

beamer, blasphemer, Colima, creamer, dreamer, emphysema, femur, Iwo Jima, Kagoshima, lemur, oedema (US edema), ottava rima, Pima, reamer, redeemer, schema, schemer, screamer, seamer, Selima, steamer, streamer, terza rima, Tsushima

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