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conquistador

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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conquistadorcon‧quis‧ta‧dor /kɒnˈkwɪstədɔː $ kɑːnˈkiːstədɔːr/ noun [countable]  SHone of the Spanish conquerors of Mexico and Peru in the 18th century
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conquistadorCoronado was a far kinder conquistador than his ruthless contemporaries Pizarro and De Soto, but he was equally obsessed with gold.The noble forehead, glittering blue eyes, high cheekbones and well-formed beard suggested the conquistador Cortes.If educated people without conquistador bloodlines can never rise far, it is no use giving scholarships.
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