Conquistador is the word in spanish used to refer to a conqueror. Normally its used to denote a soldier from 16th century Spain that helped in conquering the middl…e and south American natives. (MORE)
Spanish for "conquerors", the name is applied to the Spaniards who came to Mexico and Peru in the 16th century : treasure-hunting soldiers and explorers in the New World. conq…uistador means conqurer (MORE)
A conqueror, especially one of the 16th-century Spanish soldiers who defeated the Indian civilizations of Mexico, Central America, or Peru..
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