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Definition of the noun inca

What does inca mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: Incas

  1. a ruler of the Incas (or a member of his family)
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic words: ruler / swayer = a person who rules or commands
    • more specific term: Huayna Capac = the Incan ruler under whom the Incan empire reached its widest extent
  2. a member of the Quechuan people living in the Cuzco valley in Peru
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonyms of Inca: Incan / Inka
    • more generic words: Kechua / Quechua = a member of a South American Indian people in Peru who were formerly the ruling class of the Inca empire
  3. 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
    • region: Peru / Republic of Peru
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • synonym of Inca: Inka
    • instance of: community = a group of people living in a particular local area


Inca the dog appeared in the 2013 horror film Evil Dead.

Phrases with Inca

Phrases starting with the word Inca:

  1. Inca Jay
  2. Inca dove
  3. Inca Inca
  4. Inca Tern
  5. Inca Wren

Phrases ending with the word Inca:

  1. Bufo inca
  2. Cora inca
  3. Pero Inca
  4. Black Inca
  5. Brown Inca
  6. Dalla Inca
  7. Drino inca
  8. Genus Inca
  9. Hyale Inca
  10. Mitra Inca
  11. Opius Inca
  12. Adetus Inca
  13. Agrias Inca
  14. Baccha Inca
  15. Bronzy Inca

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Inca

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Google previewAconcagua and the Southern Andes (2012)

by Jim Ryan

Between Los Penitentes and Puente del Inca is the Andinistas Graveyard. Many of those buried in the graveyard died...

Puente del Inca is a better, less expensive, place to stay than Los Penitentes. It is closer to the Horcones road head and is ...

Google previewBiogeochemical Investigations of Terrestrial, Freshwater, and Wetland Ecosystems across the Globe (2012)

by R. Kelman Wieder, Martin Novák, Melanie A. Vile

On the other hand, simulation of long watercourses, including large lakes, is possible using N_EXRET, whereas INCA is a river basin model concentrating on the land-water interphase, and is not meant to be applied to basins with large lakes ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: The Heritage of World Civilizations, Teaching and Learning Classroom Edition, Vol. 2 by Albert M. Craig, ISBN 9780132196956 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Inca: Inca is a 1992 computer game developed by Coktel.

Google previewThe Latino Reader (1997)

An American Literary Tradition from 1542 to the Present by Harold Augenbraum, Margarite Fernández Olmos

Laflorida del Inca is an adventurous account of the expedition led by Hemando de Soto from Cuba to the west coast of Florida and then west of the Mississippi River, between 1538 and 1542. It is perhaps the first great epic of the Americas, ...

Google previewThe Kingfisher History Encyclopedia (2004)

by Editors of Kingfisher

THE INCA EMPIRE 1438-1533 A A quipu was a length of string, or cord, from which several strings hung. These were in different colors, and each had knots in it. "Quipu" comes from the word for knot. By its style, color, and position, each knot ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Deities (2013)

by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner

Mama Allpa (Inca; Peru) An Incanearth deityandgoddess ofthe harvest. MamaAllpa is known as the ...

Google previewDictionary of Nature Myths (2000)

Legends of the Earth, Sea, and Sky by Tamra Andrews

See also Sun and Sun Gods CUYCHA To the Inca, Cuycha was the deified rainbow, a name derived from the term in Quechua, the Inca language, for rainbow, halo, and other forms of glowing phenomena.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1828)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals by Samuel Johnson


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Scrabble value of I1N1C3A1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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