from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of southern Peru at the foot of El Misti. Founded in 1540 on the site of an Incan village, it is the commercial center of southern Peru and northern Bolivia.

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  • noun a city in southern Peru founded in 1540 on the site of an ancient Inca city


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