Meaning of “conqueror” in the English Dictionary


"conqueror" in English

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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. 

(Definition of “conqueror” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)