from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The capital city of Peru, in South America.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of bivalve mollusks, typical of the family Limidæ.
  • n. [lowercase] A member of this genus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. capital and largest city and economic center of Peru; located in western Peru; was capital of the Spanish empire in the New World until the 19th century


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  • Ulimocor is derived from the Xhosa word "lima" which means "to farm".

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  • Albala says at 191-93 that the lima is native to the Andes.

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  • The sweet lime, called lima, is about the size of a small orange and is sweeter than the regular lime.

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  • The definition of lima is the same as in the other dictionaries, lime.

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  • Sopa de lima is just what it sounds like: lime-rich chicken broth full of shredded tortillas, chicken and vegetables.


  • Sopa de lima is so good, just thinking about it makes me hungry.

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  • In my imagination I made remarks regarding the availability of backeyed peas in the Lake Chapala area and the peculiar fruit known as a lima discussed by Esperanza earlier hereabouts.

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  • The lima is a versatile vegetable with nearly all plant parts edible.

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  • A lilo na kaikamahine ma ka lima o Waka a me Kapukaihaoa me ke kaawale, hoi mai la o Kahauokapaka mai ka lawai-a mai, ninau iho la i ka wahine,

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  • Ia manawa, nonoi aku la ke Kahuna ia Malaekahana e haawi mai i kekahi lima imua o ke alo o ke Kahuna, e like no me ka hailona mau o keia lahui, ma ka lima no nae ana e makemake ai e haawi aku imua o ke Kahuna.

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