- pl. -·chas or -·cha a member of a South American Indian people that lived in central Colombia and had a highly developed civilization
- the language of this people, no longer spoken
Origin of ChibchaAmerican Spanish from Chibcha zipa, chief, leader
nounpl. Chibcha, or Chib·chas
- A member of an extinct Indian people once inhabiting central Colombia.
- The extinct Chibchan language of the Chibcha.