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Meaning of "Iquitos" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD IQUITOS

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PRONUNCIATION OF IQUITOS

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF IQUITOS

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Iquitos is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES IQUITOS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Iquitos

Iquitos

Maynas Districts Iquitos, Belen, Punchana, San Juan Bautista Settled 1624 Incorporated 1866 Government • Type Local government • Body Provincial Municipality of Maynas • Mayor of the Iquitos City Adela Jiménez Area • City 1,213 km2 • Land 784 km2 • Water 340 km2 Elevation 104 m Population • Estimate 422,055 • Rank 6th • Metro 457,865 Demonym Iquiteño Time zone PET Area code 65 ISO 3166 code PE-LOR Website www.munimaynas.gob.pe Iquitos is the largest city in the Peruvian rainforest and the fifth-largest city of Peru. It is also the capital city of the Loreto Region and Maynas Province. Located in the Amazon Basin, the city is along the Amazon, Nanay and Itaya rivers. Its name in Iquito language translates to the people. The city proper with its four districts has a population of 422,055; 462,783 live within the Iquitos Metropolitan Area, making it in the sixth-largest metropolitan area of the country. The official city nickname is Capital of the Peruvian Amazon.

Definition of Iquitos in the English dictionary

The definition of Iquitos in the dictionary is an inland port in NE Peru, on the Amazon 3703 km from the Atlantic: head of navigation for large steamers. Pop: 389 000.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE IQUITOS

Ipsus
Ipswich
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Iqaluit
Iqbal
Iquique
ir
Ir.
IRA
iracund
iracundity
iracundulous
irade
Irak
Iraki
Iran
Iran-Iraq War
Irangate
Iranian

WORDS THAT END LIKE IQUITOS

asbestos
blue asbestos
cestos
custos
Fray Bentos
Hephaistos
lotos
nostos
periaktos
Santos
Sestos
Thanatos
xystos

Synonyms and antonyms of Iquitos in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Iquitos» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF IQUITOS

Find out the translation of Iquitos to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Iquitos from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Iquitos» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

伊基托斯
1,325 millions of speakers

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Iquitos
570 millions of speakers

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Iquitos
510 millions of speakers

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Iquitos
380 millions of speakers
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إكيتوس
280 millions of speakers

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Икитос
278 millions of speakers

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Iquitos
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ইকুতস
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Iquitos
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Iquitos
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Iquitos
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イキトス
130 millions of speakers

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이키 토스
85 millions of speakers

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Iquitos
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Iquitos
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இக்விடோஸ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

इक़ुतोस
75 millions of speakers

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Iquitos
70 millions of speakers

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Iquitos
65 millions of speakers

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Iquitos
50 millions of speakers

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Ікітос
40 millions of speakers

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Iquitos
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Iquitos
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Iquitos
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Iquitos
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Iquitos
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Trends of use of Iquitos

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «IQUITOS»

The term «Iquitos» is quite widely used and occupies the 49.479 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «IQUITOS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Iquitos

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «IQUITOS»

Discover the use of Iquitos in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Iquitos and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Jews of the Amazon: Self-exile in Earthly Paradise
Jews of the Amazon, a fascinating look at a unique community in the heart of the Peruvian Amazon, contributes more thought to the ongoing debate of "who is a Jew?
Ariel Segal Freilich, 1999
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Iquitos 1910: Roger Casement and Alfred Russel Wallace on ...
Iquitos 1910 also contains the Memo's secret diaries, much like Casement's in tone. This is a book of personal exploration, natural history, travel, eroticism and literary fun.
William Bryant, 2003
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Bradt Travel Guide the Amazon: The Bradt Travel Guide
Both are considered arduous or adventurous depending on your perspective. BY BOAT By boat, the main route to Iquitos is from Brazil. You sail westwards, upstream from Manaus or Belem at the river's mouth. The long local riverboat journey ...
Roger Harris, Peter Hutchison, 2007
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The Global Art of Soccer
The city of Iquitos is the entry point into the northwest Peruvian department of Loreto, which is comprised of a rainforest area nearly as vast as California.4 The massive Amazon River, still more than one kilometer wide, is adjacent to and ...
‎2006
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The Rough Guide to South America
A further, costlier, though rewarding, option, mainly restricted to a few operators based in Iquitos, is to take a river cruise on a larger boat. Iquitos, the capital of the NORTHERN SELVA, is the Peruvian jungle's only genuinely exciting city.
Rough Guides, 2004
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Frommer's Peru
Pevas 133, Iquitos. www.pascana.com. 065/231-418. Fax 065/233-466. 18 units. S/50 double. Rates include continental breakfast buffet. MC, V. Amenities: Cafeteria. Hotel La Casona A cut above other budget inns in Iquitos, this familyowned ...
Neil Edward Schlecht, 2012
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Peru
%065 / pop 430,000 / elev130m Linked to the outside world by air and by river, Iquitos is the world's largest city that cannot be reached by road. It has a unique personality: friendly, noisy, sassy and slightly manic. Travelers come here for an ...
Sara Benson, 2007
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Lonely Planet Peru
On longer trips you'll get further away from Iquitos and see more of the jungle, and the cost per night drops. There are many good lodges in the Iquitos area that will give you a rewarding rainforest experience. All prices quoted here are ...
Lonely Planet, Carolina A Miranda, Aimee Dowl, 2010
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The Rotarian
During her 13 years on the Amazon in Peru, she has made such a positive impact on the local ecology that the city of Iquitos — aided by members of the two local Rotary clubs — recently placed a sculpture of a pink dolphin atop the fountain in ...
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Lonely Planet South America
El Refugio (Av del Ejército 248) This kitschy, neon-lit bar is hilarious: drag queens serving suds to the real Iquitos watching the sun go down over the Río Nanay. It's in Moronacocha, 10 minutes out from the glossy, tourist bars of Centro. Take a ...
Lonely Planet, Regis St Louis, Sandra Bao, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «IQUITOS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Iquitos is used in the context of the following news items.
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Amazon Headwaters Under Siege: 19 dams slated for Napo …
The 540 MW Mazán project will provide renewable energy to the city of Iquitos, which is not connected to the Peruvian transmission grid and ... «Mongabay.com, Jul 15»
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Grads to enhance skills in Peru
The Stanwood grads shipped out Saturday morning for Iquitos with the 15-member team. Hunter Larsen and Nate Thompson both graduated ... «Stanwood Camano News, Jul 15»
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A year after student's death, mother still seeks answers
His body was transported by boat from the jungle to a hospital in Iquitos and later to the medical examiner's office, Dabney said. An autopsy ... «The Virginian-Pilot, Jul 15»
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Meet the Man Trying to Use Ayahuasca to Treat PTSD
The veterans flew into Iquitos, Peru, from Lima – from Iquitos, they sat in a van all the way to the Amazon, winding past motorbikes and ... «ATTN, Jul 15»
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How to Eat the Jungle Before It Eats You
The epicenter of jungle cuisine in Peru is Iquitos, the capital and only real city in the vast Loreto province—a huge swath of land larger than the ... «Munchies_ Food by VICE, Jul 15»
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What have the millennium development goals achieved?
Children fish from their home just above the water line in the Belen neighbourhood of Iquitos, Peru. Photograph: Rodrigo Abd/AP ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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The making of a priest at St. Andrew's
The jungles of Iquitos. Dugout canoes. Does Father Malone know that he is 62 years old? “I'm not worried by my age at all,” he says, perhaps ... «Tallahassee.com, Jul 15»
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Which Peruvian Artists To See At The Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Family band Los Wembler's de Iquitos, another Folklife highlight, is the brainchild of Iquito native Samuel Sanchez who, in 1968, decided it was ... «WAMU 88.5, Jul 15»
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Some LDS missionaries no longer will wear suits
In a climate such as Iquitos, the humidity can easily match the 100-plus temperatures in the summer months. “I believe you should not ask ... «Standard-Examiner, Jul 15»
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Gary Willyerd: Showing students a world of healing
The people are wonderful, warm and appreciative of our care, and I'm thrilled to be working with Iquitos' newly reelected mayor to find space for ... «MSUToday, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Iquitos [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/iquitos>. Dec 2022 ».
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