[ ah-yah-koo-chaw ]
/ ˌɑ yɑˈku tʃɔ /
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a city in SW Peru: decisive victory of Bolívar over Spanish troops 1824.
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A reporter for the TV broadcaster Cable VRAEM in the central Peruvian city of Ayacucho, Daysi Lizeth Mina Huamán has been missing since January 26.These 10 female journalists deserve justice immediately|Brett Haensel|October 1, 2020|Fortune
He had to surrender to Sucre at the final battle of Ayacucho, which put an end to Castilian rule.
Un ramal austral llega hasta Ayacucho, a menos de 200 millas del Cuzco.Heath's Modern Language Series: The Spanish American Reader|Ernesto Nelson
Nevertheless, according to Montesinos, Manco caused the good people of Ayacucho quite a little trouble.Inca Land|Hiram Bingham
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
British Dictionary definitions for Ayacucho
/ (Spanish ajaˈkutʃo) /
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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