Definition of Conquistador

1. Noun. An adventurer (especially one who led the Spanish conquest of Mexico and Peru in the 16th century).




Definition of Conquistador

1. Noun. A conqueror, but especially one of the Spanish soldiers that invaded Central and South America in the 16th century and defeated the Incas and Aztecs ¹

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Definition of Conquistador

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Conquistador

conquerers
conqueress
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conquering
conqueringly
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conquers
conquests
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conrod
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conrotary
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cons
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consanguine
consanguineal
consanguined

Literary usage of Conquistador

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1. Spanish Ironwork by Arthur Byne, Mildred Stapley Byne (1915)
"SPUR OF A Conquistador. XVI Century. Hispanic Society of America. Dia. of wheel 5^ in. No. 139. FIG. 156. STIRRUP OF A Conquistador. XVI Century. ..."

2. A New Nation by Charles Lester Barstow (1912)
"THE LAST Conquistador 1 BY ES BROOKS There was trouble and turmoil in the Spanish fort at Baton Rouge. There was disquiet and unrest through all that ..."

3. How France Built Her Cathedrals: A Study in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries by Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly (1921)
"Among them was Aragon's king, Jaime el Conquistador, mighty builder of churches and untiring crusader, Guy de la Tour, the bishop-builder of Clermont ..."

4. The Story of the Christians and Moors of Spain by Charlotte Mary Yonge (1878)
"... EL Conquistador. EVERYONE remembers how King John of England detached Philippe Auguste of France from supporting the claims of Arthur of Brittany, ..."

5. South American Fights and Fighters: And Other Tales of Adventure by Cyrus Townsend Brady (1910)
"The Mean End of the Great Conquistador But fate had not finished with the Pizarros as yet. Hernando was sent back to Spain to explain the situation, ..."

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