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al•cai•de



Pronunciation: (al-kī'dē; Sp. äl-kī'&thslash;e), [key]
n.,
pl. -cai•desPronunciation: (-kī'dēz; Sp. -kī'&thslash;es). [key]
(in Spain, Portugal, Southwestern U.S., etc.)
1. a commander of a fortress.
2. a jailer; the warden of a prison. Also,alcayde.

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

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