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Chibchan

[ chib-chuhn ]
/ ˈtʃɪb tʃən /
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noun
a family of languages indigenous to Central America, Colombia, and Ecuador.
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Origin of Chibchan

First recorded in 1905–10; Chibch(a) + -an

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British Dictionary definitions for Chibchan

Chibchan
/ (ˈtʃɪbtʃən) /

noun
a family of Indian languages found in Colombia and elsewhere in South America
adjective
belonging or relating to this family of languages
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