[ar-uh-kee-pah; Spanish ah-re-kee-pah]
- a city in S Peru.
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Her people are backward, and, at least in Cuzco and Arequipa, I should say the dirtiest in the world.Ranching, Sport and Travel
Seventy-five of them were sent to the government penitentiary at Arequipa.The Andes of Southern Peru
The people in Arequipa were loyal to the existing government.
When relief came our dead and wounded were taken to Arequipa.
Our pack train was supposed to have started from Arequipa the day before.Inca Land
- a city in S Peru, at an altitude of 2250 m (7500 ft): founded in 1540 on the site of an Inca city. Pop: 791 000 (2005 est)
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