noun (plural same)
1A member of an indigenous people of Colombia whose well-developed political structure was destroyed by Europeans.
More example sentences
- The original inhabitants of the great plateaus of the Andean highlands in central Colombia were known as Chibchas.
- The Chibchas, who lived in the Bogotá region, were the largest indigenous group.
- Among the more ghoulish ancient usages were those by the Chibcha Indians of Colombia.
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American Spanish, from Chibcha zipa 'chief, hereditary leader'.
Definition of Chibcha in:
- The British & World English dictionary