[ chuh-veen ]
/ tʃəˈvin /
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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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