Nazca Definition

näskä, näzkə
A pre-Incan civilization that flourished on the southern coast of Peru from about 200 bc to about ad 600, known for its polychrome vessels decorated with stylized designs and for the enormous drawings of geometric and zoomorphic forms etched in the desert floor 200 miles south of Lima.
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Origin of Nazca

  • After Nazca , city in southern Peru

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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