Origin of Inca
Examples from the Web for incas
Especially when the leader in question is that Inca of Incas, the president of the United States.What the Rest of the World Thinks of America’s Shutdown||October 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In all the land there was only one temple dedicated to him, and this had existed before the Incas began to rule.The Red True Story Book|Various
And as you know, our great oracle has foretold the return of Manco-Capac at the close of the twelfth dynasty of the Incas.The Stories of El Dorado|Frona Eunice Wait
In the third belt was a necklace that might have been worn by some Princess of the Incas.Frontier Boys on the Coast|Capt. Wyn Roosevelt
Yet here, save for these purposes of ornament and to be used as offerings to the gods and Incas, it was of no account at all.The Virgin of the Sun|H. R. Haggard
When we undertake to learn the history or the state of culture among the Incas, we are entering on a difficult subject.The Prehistoric World|E. A. Allen
noun plural -ca or -cas
Word Origin for Inca
1590s, from Spanish Inga (1520s), from Quechea Inca, literally "lord, king." Technically, only of the high Inca, but it was used widely for "man of royal blood."
A Native American people who built a notable civilization in western South America in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. The center of their empire was in present-day Peru. Francisco Pizarro of Spain conquered the Inca Empire.