a member of a now extinct tribe of South American Indians, having an advanced culture, who lived on a high plateau of Bogotá, Colombia.
the extinct language of the Chibcha.
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How to use Chibcha in a sentence
The semi-civilized Chibcha people occupied the table-land of Bogota.The New Gresham Encyclopedia | Various
It was the centre of Chibcha civilization before the Spanish conquest and sustained a large population.
One hundred and fifty thousand people live on that plain to-day, and the population in Chibcha times was probably even larger.The South American Republics, Part II (of 2) | Thomas C. Dawson
One may also see some rocks on which are carved certain figures long supposed to be Chibcha hieroglyphics.Up the Orinoco and down the Magdalena | H. J. Mozans
We have but two sources of information respecting the much-debated question of Chibcha culture.Up the Orinoco and down the Magdalena | H. J. Mozans