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A city of southern Peru at the foot of El Misti. Founded in 1540 on the site of an Incan village, it is the commercial center of southern Peru and northern Bolivia.
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Arequipa(ˌærɪˈkiːpə; Spanish areˈkipa)
(Placename) a city in S Peru, at an altitude of 2250 m (7500 ft): founded in 1540 on the site of an Inca city. Pop: 791 000 (2005 est)
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A•re•qui•pa(ˌær əˈki pə, ˌɑr-)
a city in S Peru. 619,156.
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