- a city in S Peru: ancient Inca ruins.
Examples from the Web for cuzco
In a soliloquy he declares himself the implacable enemy of Cuzco and the Inca.
Distant view of the city of Cuzco and of the Sacsahuaman hill, crowned by the fortress.
Sayac means a station or division, Anta is a small town near Cuzco.
Besides all this, he had an infinite quantity of silver and gold unwrought in Cuzco.'Murder Point
He was taken prisoner to Cuzco and held in captivity for a while.South American Fights and Fighters
Cyrus Townsend Brady
- a city in S central Peru: former capital of the Inca Empire, with extensive Inca remains; university (1692). Pop: 307 000 (2005 est)
Word Origin and History for cuzco
city in Peru, former capital of the Inca Empire, from Quechua (Inca), literally "navel," in a figurative meaning "center" (of the world, as the navel is the center of the body). Other places known as "navel of the world" include Delphi, Jerusalem, Rome, Easter Island, and Mount Kailash in Tibet.