- a city in SW Peru: decisive victory of Bolívar over Spanish troops 1824.
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Examples from the Web for ayacucho
Its name was changed from Guamanga to Ayacucho by a decree of 1825.
The victory of General Sucre at Ayacucho terminated the struggle.The Argentine in the Twentieth Century
Albert B. Martinez
Never was a victory more complete and decisive than Ayacucho.The South American Republics, Part II (of 2)
Thomas C. Dawson
The city of Ayacucho was founded by Pizarro, a day's journey from this bridge.Inca Land
That body also renamed the capital "Sucre" and chose the hero of Ayacucho as President of the republic.The Hispanic Nations of the New World
William R. Shepherd
- a city in SE Peru: nearby is the site of the battle (1824) that won independence for Peru. Pop: 150 000 (2005 est)
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