Etymology
Advertisement

Cuzco

city in Peru, former capital of the Inca Empire, from Quechua (Inca), literally "navel," in a figurative meaning "center" (of the world, as the navel is the center of the body). Other places known as "navel of the world" include Delphi, Jerusalem, Rome, Easter Island, and Mount Kailash in Tibet.

updated on October 30, 2009

Advertisement
Advertisement

Dictionary entries near Cuzco

cutting

cuttlefish

cutty

cutworm

cuz

Cuzco

cv

cw-

cwm

cwt.

-cy