peruvian

Part of speech: adjective

Of or pertaining to Peru, South America; relating to the ancient realms of the Incas.

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Usage examples "peruvian":

  1. His jet- black hair, which hung over his shoulders, his reddish- olive complexion, dark eyes, and somewhat broad face, though his features were in other respects regular and handsome, told us at once that he was a native Peruvian. - "On the Banks of the Amazon", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. However, as the discovery of the criminal would assuredly lead to the regaining of that precious Peruvian relic, he curbed his wrath and answered the Coroner's questions in a fairly amiable fashion. - "The Green Mummy", Fergus Hume.
  3. 10 But this tradition is only one of several current among the Peruvian Indians, and probably not the one most generally received. - "History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru", Prescott, William Hickling.