HyperDic: conquistador

English > 1 sense of the word conquistador:
NOUNperson conquistadoran adventurer (especially one who led the Spanish conquest of Mexico and Peru in the 16th century)
English > conquistador: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningAn adventurer (especially one who led the Spanish conquest of Mexico and Peru in the 16th century).
InstancesCortes, Cortez, Hernando Cortes, Hernando Cortez, Hernan Cortes, Hernan CortezSpanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico (1485-1547)
Pizarro, Francisco PizarroSpanish conquistador who conquered the Incas in what is now Peru and founded the city of Lima (1475-1541)
RegionMexico, United Mexican StatesA republic in southern North America
Spain, Kingdom of Spain, EspanaA parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula
Broaderexplorer, adventurersomeone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
Spanishconquistador
Catalanconqueridor, conquistador

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