Republic of Peru

noun
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
Syn: ↑Peru
Derivationally related forms: ↑Peruvian (for: ↑Peru)
Members of this Region:
Instance Hypernyms: ↑South American country, ↑South American nation
Member Holonyms: ↑Organization of American States, ↑OAS
Part Holonyms: ↑South America
Member Meronyms: ↑Peruvian
Part Meronyms:

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