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Machu Picchu

[mah-choo peek-choo, pee-choo]
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noun
  1. the site of an ancient Incan and pre-Incan city, about 7000 feet (2130 meters) above sea level in the Andes, in S central Peru.
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British Dictionary definitions for machu picchu

Machu Picchu

noun
  1. a ruined Incan city in S Peru
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Word Origin and History for machu picchu

Machu Picchu

from Quechua (Inca) machu "old man" + pikchu "peak."

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