Definition of Lima in English:


Syllabification: Li·ma
Pronunciation: /ˈlēmə
  • 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).

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