Meaning of Peru

Pe•ru

Pronunciation: (pu-r'), [key]
— n.
  1. Spanish,a republic in W South America. 15,500,000; 496,222 sq. mi. (1,285,215 sq. km). Cap.: Lima.
  2. a city in N central Indiana. 13,764.
  3. a city in N Illinois. 10,886.
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