inka inka

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a member of the Quechuan people living in the Cuzco valley in Peru
  2. (n) 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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He brings on his old partner, Eddie Jackson, partly to strut, mostly to stooge; fetches his fans with old favorites like Inka-Dinka-Doo; he insults waiters, lambastes bus boys .
  2. He brings on his old partner, Eddie Jackson, partly to strut, mostly to stooge; fetches his fans with old favorites like Inka-Dinka-Doo; he insults waiters, lambastes bus boys .
  3. When one well-to-do Ruandan greets another, he places his hands lightly on his friend's elbows and says: " sho, sho, sho, gir inka" (I hope your cows are doing well).

News

  • Burglar hits 2 North Miami Beach restaurants

    North Miami Beach police are looking for a burglary who hit two restaurants four days apart. The burglaries happened at Thai House II at 2250 NE 163rd Street on May 24 and El Gran Inka at 3155 NE 163rd Street on May 28. "We have cameras all over the place, inside and outside," said Luis Vargas, who works at Thai House II. "Nothing like this has ever happened. We thought it was some of the ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Local 10 Miami

Quotes

  1. "Every major ancient civilization -- Inka, Chinese, Egyptian, Mayan, Aztec and Mesopotamian -- developed sophisticated means of tracking its sprawling empire," says Urton, Dumbarton Oaks Professor of Pre-Columbian Studies in Harvard's Faculty of...
    on Aug 11, 2005 By: Gary Urton Source: EurekAlert (press release)

  2. "Ham sab ko ek jut hokar inka mukabala karna hai" (This is the time to remain united to face the challenge of terrorism), Gandhi said in his speech.
    on Nov 27, 2008 By: Rahul Gandhi Source: Times of India

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