What does Inca mean?

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ˈɪŋ kəIn·ca

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Inca(noun)

    a ruler of the Incas (or a member of his family)

  2. Inca, Inka, Incan(noun)

    a member of the Quechuan people living in the Cuzco valley in Peru

  3. Inca, Inka(noun)

    the small group of Quechua living in the Cuzco Valley in Peru who established hegemony over their neighbors in order to create an empire that lasted from about 1100 until the Spanish conquest in the early 1530s


  1. Inca(Noun)

    A member of the group of Quechuan peoples of highland Peru who established an empire from northern Ecuador to central Chile before the Spanish conquest.

  2. Origin: From inkô, from yenǵ-. Cognate with jinc, ekki, ekkje.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inca(noun)

    an emperor or monarch of Peru before, or at the time of, the Spanish conquest; any member of this royal dynasty, reputed to have been descendants of the sun

  2. Inca(noun)

    the people governed by the Incas, now represented by the Quichua tribe


  1. Inca

    Inca is a 1992 computer game developed by Coktel Vision and published by Sierra On-Line.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inca

    ing′ka, n. the name of the ancient kings and princes of Peru:—pl. Incas (ing′kaz). [Sp. inca—Peruvian inca.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Inca

    a king or royal prince of the ancient original people of Peru.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Inca in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Inca in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Inca in a Sentence

  1. Machu Picchu:

    As soon as George [and] I came back from doing the Inca Trail is when my mind started shifting from Kilimanjaro being just a personal goal to including other amputees.

  2. Phil Cappelli:

    Absorbing the exceptional culinary flavors of Peru would be one of the highlights of the company's new tour to the country in 2016, which will have everything from 'a 'New Andean' feast at Huaca Pucllana -- one of Lima's most celebrated restaurants overlooking the illuminated ruins of a pre-Inca pyramid -- to a traditional Pachamanca feast.

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