[ ahy-mah-rah ]
/ ˌaɪ mɑˈrɑ /

noun, plural Ay·ma·ras, (especially collectively) Ay·ma·ra for 1.

a member of an Indian people living in the mountainous regions around Lake Titicaca in Bolivia and Peru.
the language of the Aymara people.

Origin of Aymara

First recorded in 1855–60
Related formsAy·ma·ran, adjective
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/ (ˌaɪməˈrɑː) /


plural -ras or -ra a member of a South American Indian people of Bolivia and Peru
the language of this people, probably related to Quechua

Derived FormsAymaran, adjective

Word Origin for Aymara

from Spanish aimará, of American Indian origin
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