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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