alcalde

NOUN
  1. a mayor or chief magistrate of a Spanish town
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How To Use alcalde In A Sentence

  • Observing that the alcalde held his post by the grace of General Wood, Hanna threatened him with replacement and even more dire consequences ‘If we do not find the body within three hours.’
  • Poor Victoriano flew into a violent rage, and after calling the alcalde several very uncivil names, he pulled the soga from his bags, flung it at his head, and told him to take it home and use it for his own neck. The Bible in Spain; or, the journeys, adventures, and imprisonments of an Englishman, in an attempt to circulate the Scriptures in the Peninsula
  • The alcalde was the politician, knowing the affairs of the world and speaking familiarly of the King and the Queen and the Marquis of Cadiz. 1492,
  • The town was honeycombed with rebel sympathizers and one of them was the alcalde, or mayor. Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez: a politically correct "corrector" (1768–1829)
  • El hermano mayor es notario y alcalde del pueblo, el menor es boticario. Pitman's Commercial Spanish Grammar (2nd ed.)
  • Liu Mou says to others: "The son of our alcalde is likely, do not th ink over he can use water of right leg hold up solely, actually their foot simultaneously hold up, more in high spirits.
  • When Hays approached the city, its alcalde came out with a white flag to beg the Rangers to spare the town.51 They did. EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON
  • Ay otro alcalde mayor, toda esta tierra Desde tuley Asta batangas son moros como esta diçho es gente muy Rica De algodon y posseen muçho oro de sus antePasados -- The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803 — Volume 05 of 55 1582-1583 Explorations by Early Navigators, Descriptions of the Islands and Their Peoples, Their History and Records of the Catholic Missions, as Related in Contemporaneous Books and Manuscripts, Showing
  • Cuando el alcalde apareció para decir quién firmó los cheques la gente no paró de abuchearlo. Venezuela: Kusturica's Visit Becomes Political
  • Stay a moment, senor, that is only the beginning of my demands, "-- as the alcalde half rose to his feet, protestingly. The Cruise of the Nonsuch Buccaneer
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