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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Li·ma /ˈlimə/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Li·ma n. The capital city of Peru, in South America.
 Lima bean. Bot. (a) A variety of climbing or pole bean (Phaseolus lunatus), which has very large flattish seeds. (b) The seed of this plant, much used for food.
 Lima wood Bot., the beautiful dark wood of the South American tree Cæsalpinia echinata.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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 [syn: capital
          of Peru]