Machu Picchu[mä′c̸ho̵̅o̅ pēk′c̸ho̵̅o̅]
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site of ruins of an ancient Incan city in SC Peru
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An ancient Inca fortress city in the Andes northwest of Cuzco, Peru. Its extensive ruins, including elaborate terraces, were discovered in 1911.