Not long after the Spanish conquistadores explored the region for gold, they began snatching Apaches and other natives as slaves.
Many of the Spanish conquistadores named cities which they founded in the new world after cities in Spain from which they hailed.
Here are the conquistadores grouped, Cortes and his associates.
Great, indeed, was the grief and despondency which his sudden death occasioned to all the conquistadores.
He would grind down the people as the conquistadores did their ancestors.
Popular historians sometimes speak as if most of the native population had been killed off by the cruelty of the conquistadores.
Pride and treasure of the Franciscans, it followed the "conquistadores" to Mexico.
In adventure and achievement, the three conquistadores above mentioned take rank with Cortes, Pizarro and Orellana.
While the conquistadores were fighting, Spain remained strong.
It was like Cortez and his conquistadores overhauling and appropriating the treasures of long generations.
1830, from Spanish conquistador, literally "conqueror," noun of action from conquistar "to conquer," from Vulgar Latin conquistare, from Latin conquistus, past participle of conquirere "to seek for" (see conquer).