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Definition of "adelantado" []

  • A governor of a province; a commander. (noun)

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Use "adelantado" in a sentence
  • "His brother Bartholomew, who was then known as the adelantado, had to contend with several Indian outbreaks, which he subdued partly by force, partly by wise temporizing."
  • "It was headed by that accomplished cavalier the Marques Duke de Cadiz, accompanied by the adelantado of"
  • "Pizarro went to Spain and concluded a capitulation with the crown by which he obtained the right of discovery and conquest of Peru for a distance of 200 leagues south of the Gulf of Guayaquil and the office of adelantado, governor and captain-general."
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