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a city in SW Peru: decisive victory of Bolívar over Spanish troops 1824.
Historical Examples

For are not the fateful names of Junin and Ayacucho stamped upon the face of this Cordillera region?
Spanish America, Its Romance, Reality and Future, Vol. 1 Charles Reginald Enock

Its name was changed from Guamanga to Ayacucho by a decree of 1825.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 Various

That body also renamed the capital “Sucre” and chose the hero of Ayacucho as President of the republic.
The Hispanic Nations of the New World William R. Shepherd

The victory of General Sucre at Ayacucho terminated the struggle.
The Argentine in the Twentieth Century Albert B. Martinez

On the little plain of Ayacucho, 11,600 feet above the sea, General Sucre defeated and captured the forces of the viceroy.
The United States and Latin America John Holladay Latan

Never was a victory more complete and decisive than Ayacucho.
The South American Republics, Part II (of 2) Thomas C. Dawson

He had to surrender to Sucre at the final battle of Ayacucho, which put an end to Castilian rule.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 7 Various

The city of Ayacucho was founded by Pizarro, a day’s journey from this bridge.
Inca Land Hiram Bingham

Nevertheless, according to Montesinos, Manco caused the good people of Ayacucho quite a little trouble.
Inca Land Hiram Bingham

Un ramal austral llega hasta Ayacucho, a menos de 200 millas del Cuzco.
Heath’s Modern Language Series: The Spanish American Reader Ernesto Nelson

a city in SE Peru: nearby is the site of the battle (1824) that won independence for Peru. Pop: 150 000 (2005 est)


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