Definition of the vanquished noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the vanquished

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈvæŋkwɪʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvæŋkwɪʃt//
 
[plural](literary)
 
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people who have been completely defeated in a competition, war, etc.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: the vanquished