Chinchaisuyu

noun
Chin·​chai·​su·​yu | \ ˌchēnˌchīˈsü(ˌ)yü \
variants: or Chinchasuyu \ -​chəˈs-​ \
plural Chinchaisuyu or Chinchaisuyus or Chinchasuyu or Chinchasuyus

Definition of Chinchaisuyu

1 : the peoples of a territorial division of the Inca empire occupying most of central and northern Peru and Ecuador and their present-day descendants
2 : the dialects of Quechua spoken by the Chinchaisuyu peoples

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History and Etymology for Chinchaisuyu

Quechua chinchaysúyu

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“Chinchaisuyu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chinchaisuyu. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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