conquerornoun [ C ]uk /ˈkɒŋ.kər.ər/ us /ˈkɑːŋ.kɚ.ɚ/
Examples from literature
- All these several nations were sooner or later reduced into subjection by the Romans, but the conquerors themselves give us the most glorious testimony to their valor.
- The German Emperor must stand either as a pacifist or as a conqueror.
- The conquerors adopted one religion, while the conquered retained the other, and thus a new and most enduring barrier was raised between the two nations in Ireland, and a pernicious antagonism was established between law and religion.
- The true foreign yoke was only felt when England saw its conqueror in William the Norman.
- They were awed by the presence of the conqueror of Egypt and of Europe.