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a•de•lan•ta•do



Pronunciation: (ad"l-än-tä'dō; Sp. ä"&thslash;e-län-tä'&thslash;ô), [key]
n.,
pl. -dosPronunciation: (-dōz; Sp. -&thslash;ôs). [key]
Hist.
1. a governor of a province in Spain or of a Spanish colonial province.
2. any of the early explorers, conquerors, or colonizers in Spanish America.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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