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Machu Picchu

Line breaks: Machu Pic¦chu
Pronunciation: /ˌmɑːtʃuː ˈpiːtʃuː
 
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Definition of Machu Picchu in English:

A fortified Inca town in the Andes in Peru, which the invading Spaniards never found. It is famous for its dramatic position, perched high on a steep-sided ridge.

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