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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.
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Machu Picchu(ˈmɑːtʃuː ˈpiːktʃuː)
(Placename) a ruined Incan city in S Peru
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Ma•chu Pic•chu(ˈmɑ tʃu ˈpik tʃu, ˈpi tʃu)
the site of an ancient Incan city in the Andes, in S central Peru.
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|Noun||1.||Machu Picchu - Inca fortress city in the Andes in Peru discovered in 1911; it may have been built in the 15th century|
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