Sentence Examples

  • They were followed almost immediately by the surrender of Lima and Callao, which left the Chileans practically masters of Peru.
  • His capture of the Spanish frigate "Esmeralda" (40) in the harbour of Callao, on the 5th of November 1820, was an achievement of signal daring.
  • The possessions of the Spaniards in Peru were now confined to the castles of Callao, which Rodil maintained for upwards of a year, in spite of all the means that could be employed for their reduction.
  • After this bloodless revolution the third division embarked at Callao on the 17th of March 1827, and landed in the southern department of Colombia in the following month.
  • The foreign population is chiefly concentrated in Lima and Callao, though mining and other industries have drawn small contingents to other places.

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