- 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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Later on, however, he was himself caught by the practical possibilities lurking in the old Chibcha legend.The Gilded Man
The chiefs of the Chibcha were all absolute monarchs and the appointment of priests rested with them.Man, Past and Present
Agustus Henry Keane
One may also see some rocks on which are carved certain figures long supposed to be Chibcha hieroglyphics.
We have but two sources of information respecting the much-debated question of Chibcha culture.
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