Lima

communications code word Li·ma \ ˈlē-mə \

Definition of Lima

used as a code word for the letter l

First Known Use of lima

1952


Lima

geographical name Li·ma

Definition of Lima

1 play \ˈlī-mə\ city south-southwest of Toledo in northwestern Ohio population 38,771
2 play \ˈlē-mə\ city on the Rímac River and capital of Peru population 8,039,000


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Lima? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

unwilling or reluctant

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Odd Habits and Quirks Quiz

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!