Chimu



[chee-moo] /tʃiˈmu/

noun, plural Chimus (especially collectively) Chimu.
1.
a member of an Amerindian people inhabiting the northern coast of Peru and having a highly developed urban culture that lasted until its destruction by the Incas.
2.
the language of this people.
adjective
3.
of, relating to, or characteristic of the Chimu, their language, or their culture.

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