conquistador

Definitions:

  • A conqueror, especially one of the 16th-century Spanish soldiers who defeated the Indian civilizations of Mexico, Central America, or Peru.
  • A conqueror: applied to the conquerors of Spanish America.
  • A <xref>conqueror</xref>, but especially one of the <xref>Spanish</xref> <xref>soldiers</xref> that invaded <xref>Central</xref> and <xref>South America</xref> in the 16th century and defeated the <xref>Incas</xref> and <xref>Aztecs</xref>
  • an adventurer (especially one who led the Spanish conquest of Mexico and Peru in the 16th century)
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