de Lima

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de Lima or d'Lima is a Portuguese and Italian surname. It is also a Spanish name meaning "of Lima". It is also an Indian surname, named for the converts when the Portuguese occupied India.

Delima is a Malay word for pomegranate[1][2] and is also a family name in the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Notable people with the surname include:

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  1. ^ Clifford, Sir Hugh Charles; Swettenham, Sir Frank Athelstane (20 April 1894). "A Dictionary of the Malay Language". authors at the Government's printing Office. Retrieved 20 April 2018 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ "Journal of the Straits Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society". 20 April 1896. Retrieved 20 April 2018 – via Google Books.