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Capital of Peru   /kˈæpətəl əv pərˈu/   Listen
Capital of Peru

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.  Synonym: Lima.

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"Capital of Peru" Quotes from Famous Books

... orders, came to Truxillo to meet Gonzalo Pizarro, whence they went together to Lima, accompanied by a force of two hundred men. On approaching Lima, there was a diversity of opinions among the followers of Pizarro, respecting the ceremonies with which he should be received into the capital of Peru. Some of his officers were desirous that the magistracy should come out to meet him with a canopy, under which he should make his entry after the manner usually practised with kings. Some even proposed that a breach should be made in the walls, and some ...
— A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. 5 • Robert Kerr

... wireless installation which had been established between Iquitos and Lima, making every possible arrangement for me to travel quickly. Thus, although in a terrible condition of health, I was able to make a record journey between Iquitos and Lima, the capital of Peru. ...
— Across Unknown South America • Arnold Henry Savage Landor

Words linked to "Capital of Peru" :   Peru, Republic of Peru, national capital

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