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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of northwest Peru near the Pacific Ocean. Founded by Pizarro in 1532, it is Peru's oldest Spanish settlement.

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Examples

  • A bit of trivia: the biggest producer of Peruvian lemon is Tambogrande in Piura (north of Peru) which is responsible for 80% of the lemon consumed nationally.

    A Taste for Lemon

  • A bit of trivia: the biggest producer of Peruvian lemon is Tambogrande in Piura (north of Peru) which is responsible for 80% of the lemon consumed nationally.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • I was born on the 21st of June 1937 in Piura, Peru, South

    Chirichingo, Luis G.

  • It serveth for an Embarcadero, or Port Town, unto another great place which is distant from thence about thirteen Leagues higher in the Country, and is called Piura, being seated in a very

    Bucaniers of America:

  • This district is situated in the province and region of Piura, which is three hours away from the city of Chiclayo.

    Kiva Loans

  • The city of Piura, which is at prefcnt the capital of its jurifdiftion, was the firfl: Spanifti fcttlement in Peru.

    A new collection of voyages, discoveries and travels : containing whatever is worthy of notice, in Europe, Asia, Africa and America

  • "While things are going well for business, things clearly aren't going well for some voters," said Miguel Ferre , dean of the business school at Piura University here.

    Peru Election Alarms Investors

  • This ecoregion occupies an area of 14,128 square kilometers (km2) extending from Ecuador to northern Peru in the high basins of Piura and Cajamarca above 3,000 m above sea level (m.a.s.l.).

    Cordillera Central páramo

  • It includes a small section in southern Ecuador and the departments of Tumbes, Piura, Lambayeque, and Cajamarca in northern Peru.

    Tumbes-Piura dry forests

  • The principal rivers flowing through this ecoregion are the Guayas in Ecuador and the Zarumilla, Tumbes, Piura, and Chira Rivers in Peru.

    Tumbes-Piura dry forests

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