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Definition 1: a republic in western South America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; was the heart of the Inca empire from the 12th to 16th centuries - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for peru in the sense of this definition

(peru is an instance of ...) any one of the countries occupying the South American continent

(peru is a part of ...) the world's 2nd largest active volcano; located in the Andes in southern Peru

(peru is a part of ...) a major South American river; arises in the Andes and flows eastward into the South Atlantic; the world's 2nd longest river (4000 miles)

(peru is a part of ...) an inactive volcano in the Andes in southern Peru; last erupted in 1783

(peru is a part of ...) a mountain peak in the Andes in Peru (21,083 feet high)

(peru is a part of ...) Inca fortress city in the Andes in Peru discovered in 1911; it may have been built in the 15th century

(peru is a part of ...) capital and largest city and economic center of Peru; located in western Peru; was capital of the Spanish empire in the New World until the 19th century

(peru is a part of ...) a city in southern Peru founded in 1540 on the site of an ancient Inca city

(peru is a part of ...) a mountain in the Andes in Peru (22,205 feet high)

(peru is a part of ...) a mountain peak in the Andes in Peru (21,709 feet high)

(peru is a part of ...) a mountain range in South America running 5000 miles along the Pacific coast

(... is part of peru) a continent in the western hemisphere connected to North America by the Isthmus of Panama

(peru is a member of ...) a native or inhabitant of Peru

(... is a member of peru) an association including most countries in the western hemisphere; created in 1948 to promote military and economic and social and cultural cooperation

(peru is the region of the domain of ...) the small group of Quechua living in the Cuzco Valley in Peru who established hegemony over their neighbors in order to create an empire that lasted from about 1100 until the Spanish conquest in the early 1530s

(peru is the region of the domain of ...) a Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization in Peru; was formed in 1983 to overthrow the Peruvian government and replace it with a Marxist regime; has connections with the ELN in Bolivia

(peru is the region of the domain of ...) a terrorist group formed in Peru in the late 1960s as a splinter group from the communist party of Peru; is among the most ruthless guerilla organizations in the world; seeks to destroy Peruvian institutions and replace them with a Maoist peasant regime; is involved in the cocaine trade

"Shining Path has been responsible for 30,000 deaths"

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