[ nahs-kah, -kuh ]
/ ˈnɑs kɑ, -kə /
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of or relating to a pre-Incan culture of SW Peru, dating from c200 b.c., characterized by polychrome pottery and the employment of irrigation techniques in agriculture.
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How to use Nazca in a sentence
I know that at Nazca dwells an inventor who has constructed a boat that can fly through the air.
He had left Zandovar that morning for Nazca, a small seaport in Peru.
"All strangers arriving at Nazca are known to us, seor," said the portly alcalde.
Slowly the "Meteor" descended, alighting on the south side of the town of Nazca.
This technique is known from the earliest periods on the coast in the so-called patchworks from Nazca Valley graves.Chincha Plain-weave cloths|Lila M. O'Neale