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  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a Peruvian culture flourishing from the 1st to the 6th century a.d.

Origin of Chavin

named after Chavin, town in Peru
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Historical Examples

  • At one place, near Chavin de Huanta, there are remarkable ruins which are very old.

    Ancient America, in Notes on American Archaeology

    John D. Baldwin