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Meaning of "Cuzco" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CUZCO

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PRONUNCIATION OF CUZCO

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CUZCO

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Cuzco is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CUZCO MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Cuzco

Cusco

Cusco /ˈkuːzkoʊ/, often spelled Cuzco, is a city in southeastern Peru, near the Urubamba Valley of the Andes mountain range. It is the capital of the Cusco Region as well as the Cuzco Province. In 2009, the city had a population of 510,000. Located on the eastern end of the Knot of Cuzco, its elevation is around 3,400 m. Cusco was the site of the historic capital of the Inca Empire and was declared a World Heritage Site in 1983 by UNESCO. It is a major tourist destination and receives almost 2 million visitors a year. It is designated as the Historical Capital of Peru by the Constitution of Peru.

Definition of Cuzco in the English dictionary

The definition of Cuzco in the dictionary is a city in S central Peru: former capital of the Inca Empire, with extensive Inca remains; university. Pop: 307 000.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CUZCO

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WORDS THAT END LIKE CUZCO

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Synonyms and antonyms of Cuzco in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Cuzco» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CUZCO

Find out the translation of Cuzco to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Cuzco from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Cuzco» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

库斯科
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Cuzco
570 millions of speakers

English

Cuzco
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Cuzco
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

كوزكو
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Куско
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Cuzco
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কাজকো
260 millions of speakers

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Cuzco
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cuzco
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Cuzco
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

クスコ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

쿠스코
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cuzco
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Cuzco
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குஸ்கோ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कुझको
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Cuzco
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Cuzco
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Cuzco
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Куско
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Cuzco
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Cuzco
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Cuzco
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Cuzco
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Cuzco
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Cuzco

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CUZCO»

The term «Cuzco» is quite widely used and occupies the 41.493 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CUZCO» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Cuzco

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CUZCO»

Discover the use of Cuzco in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Cuzco and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Colonial Habits: Convents and the Spiritual Economy of ...
The book concludes with the nuns' postcolonial retreat from their previous roles, marginalised in the construction of a new republican order.
Kathryn Burns, 1999
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Imposing Harmony: Music and Society in Colonial Cuzco
Imposing Harmony is a groundbreaking analysis of the role of music and musicians in the social and political life of colonial Cuzco.
Geoffrey Baker, 2008
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Ancient Cuzco: Heartland of the Inca
turned to stone during their journey to Cuzco, and it was this shrine that, according to Inca mythology, introduced the custom of ear piercing to the Inca. In a later section of his Primer nueoa coro'nica . . ., Guaman Porna de Ayala, a native of the ...
Brian S. Bauer, 2010
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Inka Bodies and the Body of Christ: Corpus Christi in ...
Dean effectively moves beyond mere historical reconstruction to explore the religious festival of Corpus Christi as an aesthetic, expressive, and sociopolitical event not only within colonial Cuzco life but within the broader context of the ...
Carolyn Dean, 1999
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Incas: The gold of Cuzco
Follows the relationship of forbidden love between Anamaya, a beautiful Incan princess, and Gabriel, a Spanish solider, as Conquistadors threaten the existence of the Incan empire.
Antoine B. Daniel, Alex Gilly, 2002
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Airplane Boys Discover the Secrets of Cuzco
"In this third book about the Airplane Boys, they get a marvelous new plane, which they name the "Lark" and which takes them to new adventures and serves them to good purpose in many a narrow escape."
E. J. Craine, 2003
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Indigenous Migration and Social Change: The Foresteros of ...
The book thereby informs our understanding of social change in the colonial period.
Ann M. Wightman, 1990
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Creating Our Own: Folklore, Performance, and Identity in ...
In the following text, the reader will notice that Cuzco is spelled in different ways. This is due to a great extent to the fact that the name was originally Quechua and there was no written language there prior to the Spanish colonization of Peru.
Zoila S. Mendoza, 2008
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Pikillacta: The Wari Empire in Cuzco
In this long-awaited volume, Gordon McEwan and his colleagues report on the labor costs of construction (nearly 6 million man-days), the typology of Pikillacta's enigmatic architecture, and the site’s spectacular hydraulic system as well ...
Gordon F. McEwan, 2009
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A Woven Book of Knowledge: Textile Iconography of Cuzco, Peru
Based on ethnographic fieldwork undertaken between 1979 and 1991, this work examines and compares regional weaving styles of the Q'ero, a traditional Quechua-speaking Peruvian highland people known for their intricate textiles, and ...
Gail P. Silverman, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CUZCO»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Cuzco is used in the context of the following news items.
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PICS: Would you ever be brave enough to spend the night in this …
Located in the sacred Cuzco Valley, Skylodge offers guests the opportunity to sleep within a completely transparent, ultra luxurious pod-shaped ... «News24, Jul 15»
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Charleston named top North America destination by Travel + Leisure
Kyoto, Japan, was chosen as the world's best city for the second year in a row. Cuzco, Peru, won best city for Latin America; Florence, Italy, won ... «Northumberland Today, Jul 15»
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For The Record: 7/6
CUZCO — Indiana State Police arrested Seth C. Freyberger, 26, of 7577 N. Hillham Road South, at 2:43 a.m. Saturday and charged him with ... «The Herald, Jul 15»
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No place like home
“No place like home” took on real meaning during my recent visit to Cuzco, Peru. With an estimated population of 435,000 people and an ... «Suffolk News-Herald, Jul 15»
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President Boyd K. Packer passes away at age 90
... Packer's life — and his insight, love and compassion more than an interaction he had with an orphaned, street child in Cuzco, Peru, in 1964. «Deseret News, Jul 15»
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See-Through Pod Hotel Has A Terrifyingly Awesome View
... to sleep in Skylodge, a trio of transparent capsules wedged high on a mountainside in the Peruvian Andes, not far from the city of Cuzco. «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
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Trypanosomiasis in Peruvian guinea pigs
... an astute reader sent me a message saying The Last Supper by Zapata, in the Cuzco Cathedral shows the platter in front of Jesus holding a ... «Barfblog, Jul 15»
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What It's Like to Travel the Inca Road Today
This section, about 1,100 miles northwest of Cuzco, is part of the “Great Road,” or Capac Ñan, as the Inca knew it—the grandest engineering achievement of the ... «Smithsonian, Jul 15»
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Local Travelers Kidnapped and Robbed in South America
Terrified and eager to leave Bolivia, the victim hopped a bus to Cuzco, Peru where he found that a total of $1600 had been taken from his ... «Larchmont Gazette, Jun 15»
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3 Ways Your Swimming Pool Is Dangerous And Could Find Its Way …
In the 2000 film The Emperor's New Groove, the egotistic emperor Cuzco wants to build his pool on top of a mountain, but there's a problem that ... «Bustle, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Cuzco [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cuzco>. Nov 2020 ».
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