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conquistador

noun [C] uk   /kɒnˈkwɪs.tə.dɔːr/ us    /kɑːnˈkiː.stə.dɔːr/
one of the Spanish people who travelled to America in the 16th century and took control of Mexico and PeruRenaissance: 1501 to 1899Soldiers in the past
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