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  1. 1495?–1533, Inca prince of Peru (half brother of Atahualpa; son of Huayna Capac).
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Examples from the Web for huascar

Historical Examples

  • It was after the Inca Huascar had been slain by stealth with a traitor's knife.

    The Romance of Golden Star ...

    George Chetwynd Griffith

  • This caused a civil war, which ended with the death of Huascar in 1532.

  • Possibly this means Huascar, whom Atahualpa had caused to be put to death.

  • Night put an end to the combat, and enabled the Huascar to escape.

  • And he sprang over the side of his ship on to the decks of the Huascar.

    Under the Chilian Flag

    Harry Collingwood

British Dictionary definitions for huascar


  1. died 1533, Inca ruler (1525–33): murdered by his half brother Atahualpa
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