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CONQUISTADOR (conquistadores)

 Dictionary entry overview: What does conquistador mean? 

CONQUISTADOR (noun)
  The noun CONQUISTADOR has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: CONQUISTADOR used as a noun is very rare.


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CONQUISTADOR (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("conquistador" is a kind of...):

adventurer; explorer (someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose))

Domain region:

Mexico; United Mexican States (a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810)

Espana; Kingdom of Spain; Spain (a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power)

Instance hyponyms:

Cortes; Cortez; Hernan Cortes; Hernan Cortez; Hernando Cortes; Hernando Cortez (Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico (1485-1547))

Francisco Pizarro; Pizarro (Spanish conquistador who conquered the Incas in what is now Peru and founded the city of Lima (1475-1541))


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