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Huay·na Ca·pac(wī′nä kä-päk′) Died c. 1525.
Incan emperor (1493-c. 1525) under whom the empire reached its greatest extent. After his death the empire was weakened by a protracted civil war between his sons Huáscar and Atahualpa.
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Huay•na Ca•pac(ˈwaɪ nɑ ˈkɑ pɑk)
c1450–1527?, Inca ruler of Peru 1493?–1527? (father of Atahualpa and Huascar).
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