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(Spanish ˈkusko)
(Placename) a variant of Cuzco
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or Cus•co

(ˈkus koʊ)

a city in S Peru: Inca ruins. 255,568.
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Noun1.Cusco - a town in the Andes in southern PeruCusco - a town in the Andes in southern Peru; formerly the capital of the Inca empire
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Lima (Peru), Dec 22 (ANI): An archaeological research has led to the discovery of 277 bronze artifacts at the Archaeological Park of Sacsayhuaman located on the outskirts of Cusco in Peru.
Originally from the ancient Inca capital, Cusco, in Peru, they have made Newcastle their home for almost 20 years.
Cusco, a division of Wastequip, manufactures vacuum truck equipment for industrial, commercial and environmental applications.
During that trip, she met Paco, who became her inspiration for the Cusco Courage project that now has 100 members.
But, while studying mud cores extracted from a site adjacent to an important Inca trading highway not far from Cusco, Peru--the centre of the Inca Empire--the team discovered a high concentration of oribatid mites." We were studying pollen and vegetation remnants in the cores for evidence of climate change when we noticed that these mites were popping up, so we decided to count them," said Alex Chepstow-Lusty of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientific at the University of Montpellier 2, one of the authors of the research.
A striking example, uniting Chambi's ethnographic concerns with a more personal and subjective dimension, is Autorretrato en portada inka, Machu Picchu, Cusco (Self-Portrait at an Inca Door, Machu Picchu, Cuzco), 1934.
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A new Orient Express-operated service runs between the historic Inca capital of Cusco, Peru's second largest city, and the gateway town of Puente Ruinas.
The Incas conceived Cusco in the shape of a puma - one of their holy trinity of animals - and Saqsaywaman was supposed to be the head, with its striking zig-zag walls the teeth.
Guyana and Suriname were among 12 South American nations meeting in Cusco, Peru that launched an ambitious project to integrate the 361-million-people-strong continent into an economic and political bloc dubbed the South American Community of Nations, reports Caribbean Net News (Dec.
In the Peruvian study - undertaken with the support of the Centro de la Mujer Peruana "Flora Tristan," Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia and the Centro Andino de Educacion y Promocion Jose Maria Arguedas - over 3,000 women aged 15 to 49 from different socio-economic backgrounds were surveyed in Metropolitan Lima and the department of Cusco. One of the major findings was the magnitude of partner violence: 51% of the women in Lima and 69% of the women in Cusco had experienced either physical or sexual violence by an intimate partner.
The residents of Cusco, a city that is farther inland than Caraz and also farther from the equator, never suffered outbreaks of bartonellosis until 1997, the year that marked the beginning of the strongest El Nino of the 20th century.