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chulpa

or chull·pa

[ chool-puh ]
/ ˈtʃul pə /
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noun Archaeology.
a type of prehistoric stone tower, found in Brazil and Peru, having living quarters over a burial chamber.
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Origin of chulpa

First recorded in 1865–70; from Latin American Spanish, from Aymara chullpa
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