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Ma·chu Pic·chu

 (mä′cho͞o pēk′cho͞o, pē′-)
An ancient Inca fortress city in the Andes northwest of Cuzco, Peru. Its extensive ruins and elaborate terraces became famous after an American explorer published a description of them in 1911.

Machu Picchu

(ˈmɑːtʃuː ˈpiːktʃuː)
n
(Placename) a ruined Incan city in S Peru

Ma•chu Pic•chu

(ˈmɑ tʃu ˈpik tʃu, ˈpi tʃu)
n.
the site of an ancient Incan city in the Andes, in S central Peru.
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Noun1.Machu Picchu - Inca fortress city in the Andes in Peru discovered in 1911; it may have been built in the 15th century
Peru, Republic of Peru - a republic in western South America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; was the heart of the Inca empire from the 12th to 16th centuries
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