Lima

communications code word
Li·​ma | \ ˈlē-mə How to pronounce Lima (audio) \

Definition of Lima

used as a code word for the letter l

First Known Use of Lima

1952, in the meaning defined above

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Lima

lima bean

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“Lima.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lima. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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Lima geographical name

Li·​ma

Definition of Lima

1 \ ˈlī-​mə How to pronounce Lima (audio) \ city south-southwest of Toledo in northwestern Ohio population 38,771
2 \ ˈlē-​mə How to pronounce Lima (audio) \ city on the Rímac River and capital of Peru population 8,039,000

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