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Definition of conquistador noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



, NAmE//kɑŋˈkistəˌdɔr//
(pl. conquistadores
, NAmE//kɑŋˌkistəˈdɔreɪz//
or conquistadors)
(from Spanish)
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one of the Spanish people who took control of Mexico and Peru by force in the 16th century
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: conquistador