Definition of Incan in English:



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    • ‘The trek will see them walking from the Peruvian city of Cusco, through breathtaking landscapes of cloud forests, river valleys, and mountain passes, to the ancient Incan city of Machu Picchu.’
    • ‘Originally spoken during the Incan empire, Quechua is still spoken by about 13 million people in Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Argentina, and Chile.’
    • ‘Blinded by greed and terrified by the cultural difference they experienced, the Spanish systematically wiped out both the Incan and Aztec cultures, two of the most advanced civilizations that the pre-modern world had ever seen.’
    • ‘Other ancient and sophisticated calendars are the Athenian, the Egyptian, the Incan, the Aztec and the Mayan.’
    • ‘However, a significant proportion of Ecuador's Andean population speaks the ancient Incan language of Quechua and a variety of related dialects.’