Incaĭng´kə [key], pre-Columbian empire, W South America. The name Inca may specifically refer to the emperor, but is generally used to mean the empire or the people.
Sections in this article:
- Extent and Organization of the Empire
- Inca Agriculture, Engineering, and Manufacturing
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