Can David Passover truly be that stupid? Are none of his members intelligent enough to know that he is full of shit? Lima Ohio was NOT named after a Greek word for "remnant." Instead it is named after a city in Peru! P-E-R-U!!!54: Coincidence or divine purpose? Have a little fun with this one – (will) be more important to me than you – but coincidence or divine purpose? The Greek word for remnant is leimma (audience laughter), pronounced "lima," spelled l-e-i-m-m-a, my home town; what are the odds? The modern Elijah comes from a small town called Remnant in the Greek; sometimes names are important. We'll see that Elijah the Tishbite – that's kind of interesting – will come up later.
1831 the Shawnee relinquished all their land in the area to the United States and relocated to Kansas, opening all of Allen County to American settlement. The Ohio legislature mandated that a county seat be established. “Lima” was the result. Its name originated with Judge Patrick G. Goode, who insisted on the Spanish pronunciation “Lee-mah” after the capital of Peru, but the local vernacular -- "Lye-mah" -- prevailed. He honored Lima, Peru, in the naming because an inoculate for malaria, which was prevalent in the area during its establishment, was manufactured there. Touring Ohio