noun mit·i·mae \ˌmitəˈmäˌā\

Definition of mitimae



  1. 1 :  a member of a part of a conquered people forced by the Incas to settle in a distant area

  2. 2 :  compulsory transplantation and colonization of conquered peoples under the Incas

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Origin and Etymology of mitimae

American Spanish (Peru), from Quechua mitma, literally, foreigner, stranger

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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