A pre-Incan empire with links to the contemporaneous civilization at Tiahuanaco, developing around the 10th century in the Peruvian highlands and spreading to encompass more than half of modern-day Peru before collapsing around 1200.
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Origin of wari
- After Huari the type archaeological site of Wari culture, located in south-central Peru
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition