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Definition of "alcaide" [alcaide]

  • The commander or governor of a fortress in Spain or Portugal. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "alcaide" in a sentence
  • "Come with me, illustrious sir, and I will show thee the marvels hidden within this transparent castle, whereof I am the alcaide and perpetual warden; for I am Montesinos himself, from whom the cave takes its name. '"
  • "The next day this account was confirmed; for, at seven in the morning, an alcaide came and ordered all our people out to work, excepting the sick."
  • "Belmonte consigo á aquel lugar, y fué alcaide en la fortaleza dél todo el tiempo que vivió, y el mas principal y mas limpio que habia en él, desto que el mundo llama limpieza, como siendo necesario probaré bastantemente '(_Documentos inéditos_, vol. X, pp. 385-386)."
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