Huáscar

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Huás·car

 (wäs′kär′) Died 1532.
Incan emperor (c. 1525-1532) who was proclaimed the heir of his father Huayna Capac. He was defeated in a civil war with his half-brother Atahualpa at the time of the Spanish conquest of Peru.
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Huáscar

(Spanish uaskar)
n
(Biography) died 1533, Inca ruler (1525–33): murdered by his half brother Atahualpa
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Huás•car

(ˈwɑs kɑr)

n.
1495?–1533, Inca prince of Peru (half brother of Atahualpa; son of Huayna Capac).
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Nathan Berg portrays both Husacar in "Les Incas" and Ali in "Les fleurs;" his clear and well-focused voice deftly complements his subtle but authoritative acting.