Incan


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In·can

also In·kan  (ĭng′kən)
adj.
Of or relating to the Inca, their civilization, or their language.
n.
1. An Inca.
2. Quechua.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Incan - a member of the Quechuan people living in the Cuzco valley in PeruIncan - a member of the Quechuan people living in the Cuzco valley in Peru
Kechua, Quechua - a member of a South American Indian people in Peru who were formerly the ruling class of the Inca empire
Adj.1.Incan - of or pertaining to the Incas or their culture or empire
Translations

Incan

[ˈɪŋkən] ADJinca, incaico
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