Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of Inca.

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  • n. the small group of Quechua living in the Cuzco Valley in Peru who established hegemony over their neighbors in order to create an empire that lasted from about 1100 until the Spanish conquest in the early 1530s
  • n. a member of the Quechuan people living in the Cuzco valley in Peru

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Examples

  • Inka is German and used to be an international attorney with offices in London and Spain.

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  • The empire, though under the control of an absolute ruler (called the Inka) regarded as the son of the sun, tolerated and even encouraged home rule and cultural diversity.

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  • The Inka were the last in a long line of Andean peoples to preserve and display the remains of their forebears that began with the Chinchorro, a little known fisherfolk who inhabited a 400-mile stretch of South American coast -- from Ilo in southern Peru to Antofagasta in northern Chile -- more than 7,000 years ago.

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  • In Japanese Rinzai this acknowledgment is called Inka or Inka Shomei, the "legitimate seal of clearly furnished proof."

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  • I have called Inka and Irza's school last week and confirmed that not only that there'll be no school holiday during the Hari Raya week, they will also have their SA2 paper 1 exam for both English and Mother Tongue on the following week after the Hari Raya.

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  • Made of 18 / 10 stainless steel and polyamide with an inner heat resistant glass, "Inka" was designed for preparing coffee with a particular taste.

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  • A brilliant politician, he was able to play off the two factions against each other and won early, devastating victories from which the Inka never recovered.

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  • This epidemic arrived in about 1525 and killed perhaps half of the empire's population, including the Inka emperor, his chosen successor, and much of the court.

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  • The system has produced a collection of stars, including Kim Kulig , Inka Grings and Birgit Prinz .

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  • The system has produced a collection of stars including Kim Kulig, Inka Grings and Birgit Prinz.

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